EBSCO Information Services Releases Communication Source™ – the Most Comprehensive Resource for Communication Research Available

Communication Database Includes Unique Sources Never Previously Available

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 24, 2014 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to expand coverage in the field of communication with the release of Communication Source. Communication Source is the most comprehensive resource for communication research available today. The resource was developed from a merger of high-quality EBSCO databases, Communication and Mass Media Complete™ and Communication Abstracts™ (formerly published by SAGE), and includes many unique sources never previously available. 

Communication Source includes coverage of more than 1,000 core titles and features full text for more than 600 active periodicals, including 150 full-text titles not found in other EBSCO academic databases. The database offers abstracts and indexing as well as full-text content from publications worldwide pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies and related fields. Back file coverage includes top titles in communication reaching deep into the 20th century.

Communication Source also features a subject-specific thesaurus with more than 4,500 preferred and 8,500 non-preferred terms, as well as searchable cited references to help researchers identify material relevant to their search results.

Communication Source is part of a growing collection of subject-specific resources offered by EBSCO including: Library & Information Science Source™, Art Source™, Education Source™, Applied Science & Technology Source™ and Humanities Source™.

About EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading provider of resources for libraries including EBSCONET®, EBSCO’s total e-resource management system, and EBSCOhost®, the world's premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives and e-books. EBSCO provides more than 375 research databases and more than 500,000 e-books plus subscription management services for more than 360,000 unique titles including more than 57,000 online titles. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service. For more information, visit the EBSCO Web site at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.


For more information, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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