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Journalism Research Guide   Tags: journalism, jrnl, mcma, media  

A guide to research in Journalism.
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Key Databases

  • LexisNexis Academic Search  
    Searchable database of full-text newspapers, broadcast transcripts, case law, and company information.
  • ProQuest Newsstand  
    Includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers  
    Includes Chicago Tribune (1849-1987), The Chicago Defender (1905-1975), The Wall Street Journal (1889 - 1993), and The New York Times (1851-2007).
  • Academic Search Complete  
    Large scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete  
    Database of scholarly and trade publications for communications and mass media.
  • Business Source Complete  
    Contains scholarly articles, financial data, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
  • Student Press Law Center
    "The Student Press Law Center is an advocate for student First Amendment rights, for freedom of online speech, and for open government on campus." The SPLC provides help with FOIA requests, reporting censorship, determining fair use of FERPA, and legal assistance.

Also Try

  • Chronicle of Higher Education  
    ...The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as an online CV's, salary databases, and more."
  • Congressional (ProQuest)  
    Congressional Publications includes indexing and abstracting for congressional hearings, resolutions, prints, bills, reports, biographical and voting information for members of Congress.
  • ERIC (EBSCO)  
    "The best index for searching the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database..."
  • Ethnic NewsWatch  
    "An interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses. The database begins its coverage in 1960."
  • Getty Images
    Stock footage library for video, music, and images.
  • MarciveWeb DOCS Government Documents Index  
    Catalog of U.S. Government Publications July 1976 - present.
  • Newspaper Source and Regional Business News  
    Newspaper Source provides selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including...
  • SocIndex with Full Text  
    Comprehensive coverage of sociology from 1300 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. Full text for 547 books and monographs, 6,711 conference papers.

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Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan.

  • Interlibrary Loan
    If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
  • WorldCat  
    Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.


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