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Strategic Communication: PR and Advertising: Advertising Images / Videos

A resource guide for research in marketing, advertising, and public relations

Print & Broadcast Ads

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Proctor & Gamble Ad Image

Ivory Soap by Proctor & Gamble Co. @1940

Research about advertising often calls for access to actual ads for review and analysis.  Review these sites for ads, both in print and video. 

View magazine layout

The Google Books database includes a collection of digitized popular magazines which can help you view ad placement.  You can browse this list or go to Advanced Google Search, check off Magazines, and enter a product name to search for ads across all magazines digitized in Google.  Below are some selected titles from Google Magazines:


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