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Journalism

Introduction


Welcome to the Subject Guide for Journalism! The guide provides an introduction to some of the most important Journalism resources available via the library.

The information and resources in this guide will help get you started on your research journey. You can use the guide to find and access:


  • Books
  • Articles
  • News
  • Web resources
  • Guidance on searching effectively and evaluating sources

Books

To search for books and eBooks you can use Library Search. Library Search is a tool which enables you to search the library catalogue and also other resources (e.g. journal and newspaper articles).


Articles & Reports

A good starting point if you are looking for articles is Library Search.

However, if you need to explore the literature further and undertake a more comprehensive search, you can also use the following resources (note though that not all of them are full-text, so you may need to follow up references using Library Search):


JSTOR

JSTOR

SAGE Journals

SAGE Journals

Nexis

Nexis

Web of Science

Web of Science

Scopus

Scopus

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

News

The library provides access to a number of different resources that you can use to access both current and historical news articles and features



BOB

BOB

Nexis

Nexis

Gale NewsVault

Gale NewsVault

The Vogue Archive

The Vogue Archive

Web Resources

Below are a few web resources related to Literature. You can see a longer list in the Full Resource Listing.


BBC Academy for Journalism

BBC Academy for Journalism

European Journalism Centre

European Journalism Centre

Journalism.co.uk

Journalism.co.uk

Newsworks (for circulation statistics etc.)

Newsworks (for circulation statistics etc.)

Online newspapers

Online newspapers

Search Skills

No matter what stage you’re at with your studies, you will need to do some independent research for your assignments.

From basic search tips to more advanced research skills, our Moodle course guides you through devising a search strategy, carrying out a search and making sure you choose the right resources.


Search Skills Moodle Course

Search Skills Moodle Course



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