Not all journals are created equal. You can get a general sense of a journal by its Impact Factor, a moving scale of the average time an article within the last two years is cited by another article.
Citations and abstracts of articles and other materials in all areas of communications research including journalism, public relations, and mass communications.
A good general-purpose periodical index with journals and popular magazines. Remember to Limit to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals.
General Search with ability to limit journals to scholar sources. You can also obtain ISU theses here as well.
Scirus is a free, comprehensive science-specific Internet search engine. Searches can be filtered by the content's source.
Listing of online Abstracts (all the above were listed there)
*Not a source for academic journals. LEXIS-NEXIS Academic covers top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research.
*Not all search results will be appropriate.
Google Scholar aims to rank documents the way researchers do, weighing the full text of each document, where it was published, who it was written by, as well as how often and how recently it has been cited in other scholarly literature.
The Greenlee Reading Room contains hard copies the theses and creative components for form Greenlee Graduates as well as hard copies of the following journals.
Complete listing of all the journals available through Parks library.
Articles not available through the above Parks Library or the Greenlee Reading room may be obtained through interlibrary loan. Most requests are free.
Interlibrary loan requests can be made online. Most of the time the article will be scanned and emailed to the requester. Please allow time for the delivery of materials.
The Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery (ILL/DD) Office is located in Room 204, on the second floor of Parks Library. The major function of this unit is to provide ISU students, faculty, staff and Library Visitor Cardholders access to materials that are not available in the ISU Library collections.
Greenlee Reading Room, stop by 171 Hamilton Hall and ask for help.
Parks library subject librarian for the Greenlee School, Tobie Matava (515) 294-2849 email@example.com is also available appointments if you are finding difficulties.