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Communication and Media Studies

Database Services

The databases below do not offer articles from peer reviewed journals.  However, they do provide reports on current issues in a variety of disciplines, AND handy statistics.



The library catalog of books, ebooks, journals, and audiovisual material can be found in the center section of the library website.

Some books in the library catalog are available as eBooks - look for the View Now link in the results list.   

To find more eBooks on Communication and Media Studies topics, visit the eBook Academic Collection.  


Interlibrary Loan

If you need a book or article that PSU does not have you can request the article through Interlibrary Loan.  

This service is free to all PSU students, faculty, and staff.

The Interlibrary Loan page is located under QUICK LINKS on the main library website.

First-time users will create an account using your PSU ID and password.  

Users may also access interlibrary loan services by clicking on GET THIS ARTICLE within many databases.

Articles are delivered to your interlibrary loan account in PDF format, usually in 2-5 business days.

Normally, books are delivered to the Information Desk at Lamson in 1-2 weeks, where they can be checked out.  Users will be notified when the book is available.

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