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Ad Flip ("the world's largest database of print advertising")
Adbusters  ("We are a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the information age. Our aim is to topple existing power structures and forge a major shift in the way we will live in the 21st century . . .To this end, Adbusters Media Foundation publishes Adbusters magazine, operates this website and offers its creative services through PowerShift, our advocacy advertising agency")
Ad Critic (downloadable video of thousands of commercials)
Advertising Age 
Advertising (Daniel Chandler, U. Wales, Aberystwyth)
Advertising Studies (Communication Studies, U. Iowa)
Advertising World (Dept. of Advertising, U. Texas, Austin)
Advertising: Articles and Papers (links to dozens of papers) (U. Iowa)
Advertising Resources (extensive list of links) (U. Iowa)
Bibliography: Consumer Culture and Leisure (Don Slater, U. London)
Jean Kilbourne "Can't Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way we Think and Feel" 
Commerical Closet (analyzing advertising related to gays and lesbians)
Communication Arts: Exhibit Online (state of the art advertising) (Coyne & Blanchard, Inc.)
Steve Craig (U. North Texas) "Feminism, Femininity, and the Beauty Dilemma: How Advertising Co-opted the Women's Movement" (1998) 
False Advertising: The Gallery of Advertising Parody 
John Harms, Southwest Missouri State U., and Douglas Kellner, Towards a Critical Theory of Advertising (Illuminations)
History of Advertising Trust (archive of UK advertising)
History of Advertising (about.com)
Robert Goldman (Lewis & Clark College) "Illustrated Glossary for a Critical Semiotics of Advertising" 
Sut Jhally (U. Mass, Amherst) "Advertising at the Edge of the Apocalypse" 
John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History (Duke U. Special Collections Library)
Journal of Advertising  ("the premier journal devoted to the development of advertising theory and its relationship to practice")
The Living Room Candidate (archive of Presidential campaign commercials, 1952-2004)
Marketing Science (Informs: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
Political Advertising: Articles and Resources (U. Iowa)
Publications and Journals (Advertising) 
Public Relations Watch ("investigates and exposes how the public relations industry and other professional propagandists manipulate public information, perceptions and opinion on behalf of governments and special interests.") (Center for Media and Democracy)
Research Resources- Advertising (U. Texas, Austin)
Sloan Center for Internet Retailing (U. California, Riverside)

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