Communication Source (EBSCO)Offers publications worldwide pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields. Back file coverage includes top titles in communication reaching deep into the 20th century.
Informit Completewide range of databases and full content publications that deliver the majority of Australasian scholarly research to the education, research and business sectors.
ProQuest CentralCovers current and international content in over 160 subject areas such as: business and economics; medical and health; news and world affairs; science; education; technology; humanities; social sciences; psychology; literature; law; and, women's studies.
JSTORIncludes interior design, fashion and textile design, visual communication, architecture, animation, history, public communication, journalism, media, social inquiry, writing.
FactivaAustralian and International newspapers and business & trade publications.
Informit EduTVFind films that have been shown on free-to-air TV & Australian television content
NewsbankContains international, national, regional, and local news from across Australia and the world. Complete full-text content of local and regional news.
Useful for providing an overview of a topic or issue. Contains background information and context and is very useful as a starting point for research - especially if you are new to a topic!
Contains the latest research on very specific topics and often contains in-depth analysis. Journal articles are published more quickly than books so can be used to find more up to date information.
Includes broadcasts, editorials and newspaper articles. News sources are a useful source of information for recent or current events or issues, as they and published very quickly (often daily). News sources also provide different perspectives on issues and events.
Often contain specific information about a particular issue, event, industry area, region, trend or market. Most reports are written by or for governments, organisation or industry areas.