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ComAbstracts is an index of articles and books in the fields of communication studies, mass media, and journalism. Over 100 journals are indexed, and records for new and historic publications are regularly added to the database. The platform also includes ComVista, a directory of North American college and university programs in communications fields.

ComAbstracts covers wide variety of topics, including advertising, artificial intelligence, audiovisual media, censorship, communication law, communication technology, communication theory, game theory, health communication, information technology, interactive media, intercultural and international relations, interpersonal communication, journalism, language, marketing, mass media, movies, music, photography, photojournalism, public policy, public relations, radio, rhetoric, semiotics, telecommunication, television, and video games.



For help using these indexes see: How do I find an article on my topic?

Dates covered

1915 - present.

Type of coverage

Citations with indexing and abstracts.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

CIOS (Communication Institutes for Online Scholarship)

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