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CNM Communications and New Media: Databases

Useful Resources for CNM


News and business information from 25,000 leading news and business publications from 159 countries, 350 geographic regions and in 22 languages. It includes daily and archival news coverage of globally influential newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal, South China Morning Post, The Times, and local newspapers such as The Straits Times and Business Times.


Access to 6,000 titles in news, business and legal information. Includes full text coverage of industry and market news, company financial information, accounting information, law reviews, state and country profiles from newspapers, wire services, magazines and trade journals, and U.S. federal and state case law.


An online resource of current and historic Singapore and Malaya newspapers. Search for National Library's digital archive of English language newspapers published between 1831-2006. Find information on over 200 newspapers titles in the NLB microfilms collection.

For more online newspapers, look under Resources -- E-newspapers.

Proquest Dissertations & Theses Database

Try searching for Dissertations and Theses here.
Contains full-text of dissertations and theses from around the world.



Houses the scholarly output of NUS. Also included is the Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) collection which includes Masters (by Research) and Ph.Ds by NUS students.

Web of Science


Contains peer-reviewed articles in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. Its unique feature is the ability to trace related articles, using a citation as a starting point.


Communication & Mass Media Complete


Good coverage on communication, mass media, public relations and communication linguistics.

Gives country reports of Asian countries.

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

A database covering several thousand business, management and economics journals. Contains many case studies, industry reports and country profiles and reports.

Sociological Abstracts

Contains interesting articles on the impact of new media on society. Database thesaurus eases searching. 

Asia-Studies Full-text Online

Asia Studies

Useful database for the study of modern Asia-Pacific. It brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 53 countries on a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.

ACM Digital Library

ACM Digital Library

Useful for topics such as cyborgs and digital media.