Communication

Political Communication

Subject Librarian
email Priscilla Seaman

emailpseaman@albany.edu
phone(518) 442-3546
location_onUniversity Library: LI-228

Key Databases

Communication & Mass Media Complete

This database combines CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other top journals in communication and media studies.

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Coverage:
1900-present
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Academic Search Complete

Scholarly, multidisciplinary database. Includes more than 7,000 full-text periodicals(6,000+ are peer reviewed) in the social sciences, humanities, and science and technology.

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Coverage:
Many from 1990, some indexed as early as 1887
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Provides bibliographic information and abstracts to articles in over 1000 journals related to political science.

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Coverage:
1975 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PAIS International/PAIS Archive

PAIS International provides references to books, journal articles, government documents, and privately published research reports on almost any topic that has a public affairs dimension. It is international in coverage. Coverage begins with 1972 but the PAIS Archive extends coverage back to 1915.

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Coverage:
1915 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
EconLit with Full Text

EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic database, is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature. EconLit with Full Text contains all of the content available in EconLit, plus full text for more than 400 publications including titles from the American Economic Association. EconLit is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969. It provides links to full text articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more.

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Coverage:
Varies, indexing goes back to 1969
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Political Science: A SAGE Full-Text Collection

Provides access to the full text of 23 journals on political science published by Sage and its publishing partners.

Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Continually
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Public Administration Abstracts

Includes bibliographic records for the English language journals in the field of public administration. Full text for some articles.

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Coverage:
1963 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users