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This guide presents selected print and electronic resources in advertising available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Hello, and welcome to the University of Miami Libraries Guide to Advertising Resources! The purpose of this guide is to help you navigate through the many advertising related resources available to you through the University of Miami Libraries system and beyond.

NEW Database!!

We have a new database that is now available for your use! This is one where every user has to register. That gets you your own workspace that you can customize to your liking.

  • SNL Kagan
    SNL Kagan is the leading provider of electronic media industry data and covers economic and financial data about U.S. radio stations, U.S. television stations and networks, U.S. multichannel video operators, global multichannel video operators, wireless and wireline operators, internet media, motion picture and television programming, new media, including streaming and games, and advertising. The add-on MediaCensus offers a unique query tool to get data by market and by provider.

Primary Databases

  • AdForum
    Over 100,000 real ads from over 100 countries dating back to 1999 with an emphasis on creativity and award winners. 10-15,000 new ads are input each year. 50% print, billboard, or interactive, 45% are tv commercials, and about 5% flash.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
    Major areas of coverage include Communications, Mass Media, Journalism, Television, Radio, Newspaper Publishing, Speech, Broadcasting, Communication Theory, and Advertising.
  • MediaMark MRI
    Mediamark Research offers comprehensive demographic, lifestyle, product usage and exposure to all forms of advertising media.
  • SRDS (Standard Rate & Data Service)
    Provides information on more that 100,000 national and international media properties. Includes access to Business Publication Advertising Source®;Consumer Magazine Advertising Source®;Direct Marketing List Source®;Newspaper Advertising Source®.

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