biography

Journalist Biographies

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  2. Databases
  3. Websites

Books & Videos

Biographies of journalists can be found in a few areas of the library's collection. To see all of our holdings click here.

If you already have the name of a journalist in mind you can search for them by name in the COD Library catalog.

Biography Databases

Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile is great for both popular and peer-reviewed full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of current events, physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is an excellent resource for general research.

Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete contains indexing and full text for 9100 journals. 7100 of these journals are peer-reviewed scholarly titles. This collection provides both popular and scholarly journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies. Academic Search Complete is a great resource for general research.

Academic Video Online
Academic Video Online is a collection of full-length streaming videos. The disciplines/collections included in Academic Video are: American History, Counseling & Therapy, Dance, Education, Ethnography & Archeology, Opera, Theater, World History, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Ethnic Studies, Health & Health Care, Criminal Justice & Law, World Languages & Literature, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Psychology, Science, Women & Gender Studies. Also included in the subscription are full transcripts of each video program that are keyword searchable, easy playlist and clip making functionality, permanent embeddable URLs for easy use in online courses.

American National Biography
Full text biographies on deceased individuals from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. You\'ll find profiles of more than 18,000 men and women from all walks of American life, from the well-known to the infamous to the obscure..

Communication and Mass Media Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides articles and other research materials in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 420 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 600 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for 301 journals in the areas of communication, mass media, speech, and much more!

The 100 Outstanding Journalists in the United States in the Last 100 Years
In March 2012, the faculty at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University, together with an Honorary Committee of alumni, selected “the 100 Outstanding Journalists in the United States in the Last 100 Years.” Biographies of these top journalists are provided.

Museum of Broadcast Communications' Encyclopedia of Television
Essays examine networks, programs, personalities, trends, policy disputes and more.

National Radio Hall of Fame
Includes biographies of National Radio Hall of Fame inductees who have been recognized for contributions to the medium of radio from its development through the current day.

Academic Video Online

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.alexanderstreet.com/avon
Description: 

Academic Video Online is a collection of full-length streaming videos. The disciplines/collections included in Academic Video are: American History, Counseling & Therapy, Dance, Education, Ethnography & Archeology, Opera, Theater, World History, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Ethnic Studies, Health & Health Care, Criminal Justice & Law, World Languages & Literature, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Psychology, Science, Women & Gender Studies. Also included in the subscription are full transcripts of each video program that are keyword searchable, easy playlist and clip making functionality, permanent embeddable URLs for easy use in online courses.

Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
No

Academic OneFile

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cod_lrc?db=AONE
Description: 

Academic OneFile is great for both popular and peer-reviewed full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of current events, physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is an excellent resource for general research.

Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
Yes

Academic Search Complete

https://cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=a9h
Description: 

Academic Search Complete contains indexing and full text for 9100 journals. 7100 of these journals are peer-reviewed scholarly titles. This collection provides both popular and scholarly journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies. Academic Search Complete is a great resource for general research.

Usage Limit: 
None
Coverage: 
1984 - present
Off-campus Availability: 
Students, Faculty, and Staff
Full-text Content: 
Includes full-text content
Note: 

Test note

This is a trial: 
No
Suppress: 
No
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