♦ American Communication Association: Committed to enabling the effective use of new and evolving technologies to facilitate communication instruction, research and criticism, and to offering a technologically supportive venue for all who study the ways in which humans communicate.
♦ Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication: To promote the highest possible standards for journalism and mass communication education, cultivate the widest possible range of communication research, encourage the implementation of a multi-cultural society in the classroom and curriculum, and to defend and maintain freedom of communication in an effort to achieve better professional practice and a better informed public.
♦ International Communication Association: To advance the scholarly study of human communication by encouraging and facilitating excellence in academic research worldwide.
♦ National Communication Association: Advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry.
♦ NCA List of Communication Theories: The contents of this volume were drawn from briefly stated Communication theories, concepts, or research findings that were collected from NCA divisions and posted to the association's website.
♦ Newspaper Association of America: Focuses on the major issues that affect today's newspaper industry: public policy/legal matters, advertising revenue growth and audience development across the medium's broad portfolio of products and digital platforms.
♦ Electronic Journal of Communications: Devoted to the study of communication theory, research, practice, and policy. Consistent with the public trust of academic research, all issues older than one year are freely available for unrestricted worldwide access.
♦ Open Access Journals in Communication: In recent years free, on line journals, many of them open access and peer-reviewed, have begun to both challenge and complement traditional academic publishing. This is a welcome development and IAMCR is developing a resource on its website with links to journals in the field of media and communications.
♦ UCLA Library Broadcast Newscape: contains more than 200,000 news programs from the United States and around the world from 2005 to the present. The collection provides streaming of news content and includes time-stamped closed caption texts of most broadcasts.
♦ Ad*Access: Funded by the Duke Endowment, it presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955, focusing on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II.
Ad Views: From Duke University: thousands of streaming vintage television commercials.