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Media Studies

Media Studies refers to the broad range of interdisciplinary subjects focusing on media culture and production.

Getting Started: Specialized Databases

Databases by Topic

Consumer & Marketing Resources

For more resources and databases related to advertising, marketing, and consumer research, check out the Business/SPEA Library's page on Consumer and Marketing Information resources. For further support with these resources or this kind of market research, please reach out to their staff.

Relevant Guides

A selection of guides to help you navigate our research resources:

  • Old News: Historical Newspapers and Periodicals - provides a selection of online news sources to help you access the breaking news of current events dating as far back as the 17th century.
  • Media Services Streaming Resources Guide - outlines online streaming video collections made possible via the IU Bloomington Libraries. All films are licensed in perpetuity with public performance rights with the exception of Kanopy and SWANK. On occasion, a film may be removed from a streaming platform due to a producer who has lost the right to distribute a film.