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Media and Communications: Finding Articles


The Search box in the middle of the Library Home Page and is a good place to find relevant articles on your topic.

It is a simple and fast search engine that helps you discover relevant information from the University of Sydney Library collections. It is an index of print and electronic journals and books, and citations from bibliographic databases. 

Try one of the following searches on CrossSearch. Remember you can limit your search by date, type of publication and also to  peer reviewed articles.

newspapers convergence ownership

publishing google authors

magazine*  subculture*

public opinion politics elections

ethics war afghanistan news journalism

Databases for Media list

Most databases have scholarly/peer-reviewed filter or contain only scholarly literature, they are subject focused which often means it is quicker to more relevant information.


Browse Library catalogue for Journals on Media & Communications

The Library Catalogue provides subject access to journals via broad subject headings. Click on the following headings to locate journals held by the University of Sydney Library. The following subject headings deal directly with news media and writing. See also, related areas such as political science, sociology, language and literature, cultural Studies and visual communications.

Advertising periodicals

Broadcasting periodicals

Communication Australia periodicals

Communication research periodicals

Communication periodicals

Digital media social aspects periodicals

Journalism periodicals

Mass media australia periodicals

Mass media periodicals

Mass media Law and legislation Australia Periodicals

Mass media Law and legislation Periodicals

Newspaper publishing periodicals

Motion pictures periodicals

Press periodicals

Public Relations Periodicals

Television broadcasting periodicals

Telecommunications periodicals - Includes many technical and engineering titles