European magazine for Corporate Communication and Public Relations. Published quarterly in English. Available in pdf format.
ABI/INFORM trade & industry
Business, economics: trade and industry periodicals and newsletters. 1971-current. A good source of information on management techniques, corporate strategies, trends, and business conditions.
Business and Company Resource Center
Includes company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information. Coverage is from 1980 to the present.
Communications journals from Sage Publishing covering Journalism, Public Opinion, Political Communication, Mass Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Cultural Studies / Intercultural Communication, Television / Film Studies, Media Studies, Business Communication, Organizational / Management Communication, Written Communication, Rhetoric, and Literacy Studies.
Bulldog Reporter’s Daily Dog
PR views, news and tools by Infocom Group. Includes a free white paper library.
Provides information to Public Relations professionals including case histories
Call Number: REF HD2769.2 .U6 N64 2008
Urban Institute Press, 2008. Provides statistics on the nonprofit sector. Chapters: 1. The Nonprofit sector and its place in the national economy ; 2. Wage and employment trends ; 3. Trends in private giving and volunteering ; 4. Financial Trends ; 5. The Size, scope, and finances of public charities. Includes a glossary and index.
Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook
Call Number: REF DESK TK 6540 .B582
Industry overview, news items and a directory of radio, TV, and cable operations. Give markets by DMA, city/state and stations by call letter, etc.
Biography Resource Center + Complete Marquis Who’s Who
Biographical information on people worldwide throughout history across all disciplines.
Logo Design Love
Blog devoted to logos by David Airey, a self-employed graphic designer.
Communication & Legal Studies: Keep me Posted @ IC Library
Blog of legal, communication, and library news in service to the programs in the Park School of Communications and Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies.
FIR: The Hobson & Holtz Report
Twice weekly commentary on public relations and technology by Shel Holtz & Neville Hobson.
An online business journal from the Wharton School, University of Pennyslvania. Covers the following topics: Finance and Investment, Leadership and Change, Executive Education, Marketing, Insurance and Pensions, Health Economics, Strategic Management, Real Estate, Law and Public Policy, Human Resources, Business Ethics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Operations Management, and Managing Technology. Visitors can subscribe to updates.
Market research firm that collects data on the radio industry and other media outlets.
Measures audiences for television and other media markets.
Buy, sell, and learn about mailing lists. Includes a Directory of Providers.
The current issue is available from 01/01/1988 to present via LexisNexis (no images or graphs). Other databases have access but may have an embargo (they may lack access to current issues in fulltext).
An independent charity evaluator. Provides evaluative information about the financial health of over 5,300 of America’s largest charities.
Searchable database of over 620,000 U.S. nonprofit organizations and trade associations. Requires free registration.
O’Dwyer’s directory of public relations firms
Call Number: REF HM 263 O37
Directory of public relations firms and their clients. One can also determine the public relations firm(s) for various companies.
SRDS Media Solutions
Access to publications with information about advertising rates and deadlines, editorial or programming content, circulation, links to online media kits, Web sites, audit statements, and other basic information for a variety of advertising media: radio, business magazines, consumer magazines, direct mailings, out-of-home (billboards, airports, etc.) and interactive (Internet). This source is designed for the media buyer, but also is helpful for identifying target audiences.
Television & cable factbook
Call Number: REF TK6540 .T463
Lists cable and television stations by geographic area. Shows coverage area maps, DMA information including # of households with cable and television. Programming offered by cable companies, etc. 4 volumes. Library retains current edition only.
New Media, New Influencers and Implications for Public Relations
This book is available for download in PDF format (site: lulu.com). It is a research study by the Society for New Communications Research that includes social media case studies and strategies.
Encyclopedia of Public Relations
Call Number: REF HD59 .E48 2005
2 volumes. Covers a wide variety of definitions and essays on various topics.
Encyclopedia of media and politics
Call Number: REF P95.82 .U6 E47 2007
CQ Press, 2007.
Encyclopedia of political communication
Call Number: REF JA85 .E65 2008
Sage Publication, 2008.
Internet Intelligence Index by Fuld & Company
Fuld & Company is a consulting firm that specializes in competitive intelligence. They developed this useful portal to business and industry resources.
Social Media Marketing Examples
This wiki includes: company name, SMM Example, Type of Social Media, Industry, Country, & contributor.
Associated Press (AP) stylebook and briefing on media law
Call Number: REF PN4783 .A83 2008 (43rd ed.)
43rd ed, 2008. Journalism style manual that includes basic media law information.
Handbook of Public Relations
Call Number: REF HD 59.H267 2001
Includes definitions of the discipline, best practices in a wide variety of contexts, etc.
The Handbook of strategic public relations & integrated communications
Call Number: HM263 .H317 1997
A handbook on strategic public relations and integrated communications. Covers different industries that use PR and integrated marketing communications.
Jane’s crisis communications handbook
Call Number: HV7936 .P8 F47 2003
Assists organizations with media relations during a crisis.
The New Handbook of Organizational Communication: Advances in Theory, Research, And Methods
Call Number: REF HD 30.3 .N48 2001
Coverage of theoretical and methodological issues, context of internal and external environments, patterns of organizational interdependence and communication behavior in organizations.
PR news : top 100 case studies in PR
Call Number: REF HM1221 .P7 2007
Gives a wide variety of examples about how a company, organization or individual handled a public relations event or program. See also: PR News Casebook (REF HM263 .P657 1993)
Non-governmental free search engine for finding United States federally registered trademarks.
Get news, stocks quotes, etc. for both domestic and international markets
The leading source of corporate responsibility and sustainability, press releases, reports and news.
News and Wires Services via Yahoo
Links to over 100 wire services from around the world.
Daily news. Also in LexisNexis: News.
A database of over 5000 full text, audio, and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates and interviews.
EDGAR Database (Securities and Exchange Commission)
Official SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) documents such as Form 10-K, 10-Q, Proxy statements, registration statements, and merger and acquisition documents.
Securities Information from the SEC EDGAR database. Search by Name, Industry, Business, SIC Code, Area Code,Topic, CIK, Accession Number, File Number, Date, ZIP. You may have to join but membership is free.
Center for Journal Ranking (CJR)
Provides journal rankings by category or journal title. Registered users are provided full access.
Call Number: REF HF5415.1 .D462 2008
2008 ed. Zip Edition and County Edition provide key demographic information for marketing.
MRI+ (MediaMark Reporter)
A tool for market research, with information on demographics, product and brand usage. Provides summary tables of key audience and product data from a national sample of adults (18 years an older). To use this database you must create an account using your valid IC email address and create a password. Validate your account through the e-mail they send you. After you login select Mediamark Reporter at the bottom of the page.
Note: MRI is not compatible with Mac platform at this time.
AdViews (Duke University)
Over 1,500 historic TV commercials from the Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History in the Duke University Special Collections Library. As of fall 2009, the majority of advertisements are from the 50s and 60s. More ads, up to the late 80s will be available by the end of 2009. Requires iTunes software.
Businessweek Video Library
Interviews with business leaders about technology, investment, management, etc. Users can create a playlist. Videos can be browsed or searched.
Streaming video of lectures in politics, business, technology, the world, and culture, from academics, think tanks, authors, politicians, etc. Users can sign in to customize the site.
Video search engine.
Video search engine. Provides tabs for sports, entertainment, music, movies, etc.
Washington Post: Political Ads Database
Political ads for U.S. federal or state gubernatorial issues and races. Searchable by year, type of race, candidate or organization, state, party, issue, character, cue, media outlet, music, narrator gender, and by type.
- Yes!: The Fight against fracking
- FAIR: Who gets to review and be reviewed?
- MediaPost: NBC promises no Super Bowl, Olympics on cable
- Edison Research: American Youth Survey
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