Category Archives: Communication Science

World Press Trends database accessible via the UvA Library

At the request of several members of the Department of Communication, the Library has purchased a subscription to the World Press Trends database: published by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, the database is a major source … Continue reading

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Subscription to WARC extended

The subscription to WARC, started in 2014 as a joint inititative of the Department of Communication and the University Library, has been extended for the current academic year. The database, widely used by both staff and students at the MA-programme … Continue reading

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Polimedia

Onder communicatiewetenschappers en historici wordt veel onderzoek verricht naar de vraag hoe de media berichten over politieke debatten. Om het antwoord op deze vraag te vinden moest tot voor kort heel veel werk worden verzet. Het vereist nl analyse van … Continue reading

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New in the collection: Wiley International Encyclopedia of Marketing

As from february 1st it is possible to access this reference work online via the UvA-Library. From the publisher’s site: «the Wiley Encyclopedia of Marketing spans six subject volumes and is the first international, multi-volume encyclopedia of marketing. With 360 … Continue reading

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New in the collection: Social media, politics and the state: protests, revolutions, riots, crime and policing in the age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

University of Westminster’s Communication scholars Christian Fuchs and Daniel Trottier are the editors of Routledge‘s lately published «essential guide for understanding how state power and politics are contested and exercised on social media»: henceforth available via the UvA-Library at the … Continue reading

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New in the UvA-Library: WARC database

WARC contains over 25,000 articles, case studies, research reports and summaries covering all areas of marketing, advertising and media communications. Data are drawn from more than 50 leading content sources worldwide including Admap, International Journal of Advertising, ESOMAR and Journal … Continue reading

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New in the UvA ebook-collections: Blackwell companions and other reference works

The following titles must have proved so popular with students at the previous library location (Bushuis), that – when organizing the move to the new library past summer – we could find none of them left in the shelves. Purchasing … Continue reading

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