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Community & Local Journalism

  1. Books & Videos
  2. Databases
  3. Websites

Call Number Range

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

HE 8689-HE 8700 Radio and Television Broadcasting
HN 90 .M3 Mass Media
KF 2750 Mass Media Law
P87-96 Communication. Mass Media
PN1990- PN1992.92 Broadcasting
PN1991- PN 1991.9 Radio Broadcasts
PN1992- PN 1992.92 Television Broadcasts
PN4699- PN5650 Journalism. The Periodical Press, etc.
PN4735- PN4748 Relation to the State. Government and the Press. Liberty of the Press
PN4832- PN5648 Magazines and Other Periodicals
TK5101- TK6720 Newspapers
TR820 Photojournalism

Journalism Databases

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!

Newspaper Databases
COD Library's newspaper databases consist of individual newspaper titles as well multi-title databases that include regional, national and international publications.

Current Events
COD Library's current events databases will lead you to in-depth research and coverage of issues on a wide range of topics.

Business Databases
Use the COD Library's business databases for research into the news and media industries.

Statistics Databases
The COD Library's statistics databases will lead to a variety of types of statistics including historical, demographic, business related and more.

ABYZ Newslinks
ABYZ News Links is a directory of links to online news sources from around the world, organized on a geographical basis. It contains links to newspapers and other sites with news content such as broadcast stations, internet services, magazines, and press agencies.

Community Journalism Journal
Community Journalism is an open access, peer reviewed journal "focusing on the present and future of journalism in smaller newsrooms and communities."

Radio Station World
This is a directory of the radio broadcasters worldwide. It includes listings of local radio stations on the web, and in depth listings of local radio broadcast stations including digital radio throughout North America. Also featured are national and regional broadcast networks, shortwave radio, satellite radio, hospital radio, cable radio, closed circuit/campus radio and radio service providers, as well as a growing list of links to sites that deal with the radio broadcasting industry.

Saving Community Journalism
This website is a companion to the book of the same name but it really stands on its own. It is designed for those "who are attempting either to guide their news organizations through disruptive times or to instruct tomorrow’s media leaders on how they can reinvent community journalism for the digital era."

World Radio Map
Click on the map or browse areas of the world to listen to AM and FM radio stations from around the world.

Career Guidance in Mass Communication & Journalism

  1. Books
  2. Databases
  3. Websites

Books

Books on career guidance in Mass Communication and Journalism can be found in the Career & College Information Collection in the COD Library. This collection is located on the upper level of the library and all of the books in this collection begin with the call number CCIC.

(Use call number ranges to browse the CCIC Collection.)

CCIC P 60 .D48 2007 Extraordinary Jobs in Media
CCIC P 91 - P 94 Communication. Mass Media--Vocational Guidance
CCIC P 147- PN 171 Authorship--Vocational Guidance
CCIC PN 4776 - PN 4797 Journalism--Vocational Guidance

Please visit the COD Library Career Guide for information and links to career resources.

Editor & Publisher Jobs
Search job postings for newspaper positions, post your resume and read career advice articles.

JournalismJobs.com
Search job postings for media positions, post your resume and receive career advice.

Media Bistro
Browse all types of media jobs including marketing, advertising, publishing, sales, PR, digital media, television, design, and more. Enroll in training classes and read articles offering career advice.

Society of Professional Journalists Career Center
Browse or search job postings, upload your resume, and find videos, presentations and training programs to aid in your career search. You will also find links to dozens of other job listing sites for journalists.

TVJobs.com
Search job postings for broadcasting positions, post your resume, read industry news, and find salary and education information.

Online Journalism

  1. Books & Videos
  2. Databases
  3. Websites

Online Journalism can be found in a number of the areas below. Check out the search here.

Call Number Range

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

HN 90 .M3 Mass Media
KF 2750 Mass Media Law
P87-96 Communication. Mass Media
PN4699- PN5650 Journalism. The Periodical Press, etc.
PN4735- PN4748 Relation to the State. Government and the Press. Liberty of the Press
PN4775- PN4784 Technique. Practical Journalism
PN4781- PN4784 Reporters and Reporting. Journalism Authorship
PN4832- PN5648 Magazines and Other Periodicals
TK5101- TK6720 Newspapers
TR820 Photojournalism

Journalism Databases

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!

Newspaper Databases
COD Library's newspaper databases consist of individual newspaper titles as well multi-title databases that include regional, national and international publications.

Current Events
COD Library's current events databases will lead you to in-depth research and coverage of issues on a wide range of topics.

Business Databases
Use the COD Library's business databases for research into the news and media industries.

Statistics Databases
The COD Library's statistics databases will lead to a variety of types of statistics including historical, demographic, business related and more.

ABYZ Newslinks
ABYZ News Links is a directory of links to online news sources from around the world, organized on a geographical basis. It contains links to newspapers and other sites with news content such as broadcast stations, internet services, magazines, and press agencies.

Advancing The Story
This blog offers advice for multimedia journalists.

Berkeley Advanced Media Institute Blog
UC Berkeley's Advanced Media Institute produces this blog that focuses on digital media.

MediaShift
MediaShift looks at the intersection of media and technology through stories of how the shifting media landscape is changing the way we get our news and information. MediaShift correspondents explain how traditional media such as newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, music and movies are dealing with digital disruption and adapting their business models for a more mobile, networked world.

Newsonomics
Newsonomics provides analysis of the digital news industry and looks at the money flow within the print and broadcast transition to digital.

Online News Association
This is the website for an association of digital journalists. The Resources section includes a digital toolkit, advice for early career journalists, a career center, and more.

Pew Research Center: Journalism and Media
Through public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research this nonpartisan fact tank informs the public about issues, attitudes and trends in news and media. It provides significant coverage on online news and media platforms.

Journalist Biographies

  1. Books & Videos
  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.

Broadcast Journalism

  1. Books & Videos
  2. Databases
  3. Websites

Call Number Range

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

HE 8689-HE 8700 Radio and Television Broadcasting
HN 90 .M3 Mass Media
KF 2750 Mass Media Law
P87-96 Communication. Mass Media
PN1990- PN1992.92 Broadcasting
PN1991- PN 1991.9 Radio Broadcasts
PN1992- PN 1992.92 Television Broadcasts
TK5101- TK6720 Telecommunications

Journalism Databases

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!

Current Events
COD Library's current events databases will lead you to in-depth research and coverage of issues on a wide range of topics.

Business Databases
Use the COD Library's business databases for research into the news and media industries.

Statistics Databases
The COD Library's statistics databases will lead to a variety of types of statistics including historical, demographic, business related and more.

ABYZ Newslinks
ABYZ News Links is a directory of links to online news sources from around the world, organized on a geographical basis. It contains links to newspapers and other sites with news content such as broadcast stations, internet services, magazines, and press agencies.

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

Radio Station World
This is a directory of the radio broadcasters worldwide. It includes listings of local radio stations on the web, and in depth listings of local radio broadcast stations including digital radio throughout North America. Also featured are national and regional broadcast networks, shortwave radio, satellite radio, hospital radio, cable radio, closed circuit/campus radio and radio service providers, as well as a growing list of links to sites that deal with the radio broadcasting industry.

TV News Archive
This is a great fact checking tool. It allows searching of closed captions of television news programs and brings back clips for verifying quotes. Results can be filtered by show, date, topic, etc. There are special collections for things like Congress, The President, trending videos and recent searches.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive
The world's most extensive and complete archive of television news records, preserves and provides access to television news broadcasts. The collection includes evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, and NBC dating back to 1968 and an hour per day of CNN since 1995 and Fox News since 2004.

World Radio Map
Click on the map or browse areas of the world to listen to AM and FM radio stations from around the world.

News Writing & Editing

  1. Books & Videos
  2. Databases
  3. Websites

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

Call Number Range

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

PN1990- PN1992.92 Broadcasting
PN1991- PN 1991.9 Radio Broadcasts
PN1992- PN 1992.92 Television Broadcasts
PN4699- PN5650 Journalism. The Periodical Press, etc.
PN4775- PN4784 Technique. Practical Journalism
PN4781- PN4784 Reporters and Reporting. Journalism Authorship
PN4832- PN5648 Magazines and Other Periodicals
TK5101- TK6720 Newspapers

Journalism Databases

ABYZ Newslinks
ABYZ News Links is a directory of links to online news sources from around the world, organized on a geographical basis. It contains links to newspapers and other sites with news content such as broadcast stations, internet services, magazines, and press agencies.

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!

Newspaper Databases
COD Library's newspaper databases consist of individual newspaper titles as well multi-title databases that include regional, national and international publications.

Current Events
COD Library's current events databases will lead you to in-depth research and coverage of issues on a wide range of topics.

Business Databases
Use the COD Library's business databases for research into the news and media industries.

Statistics Databases
The COD Library's statistics databases will lead to a variety of types of statistics including historical, demographic, business related and more.

American Press Institute
The focus of this site is to advance journalism through insight, tools, and research. Guidance is provided on a variety of topics including fact checking, story forms, audience data, international journalism, press freedom, news analytics and much more.

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
Through training, tips, and support the Dart Center "is a resource center and global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict and tragedy."

Journalist's Resource
From the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University, Journalist’s Resource examines government and academic research and makes it accessible and understandable for journalists, educators, students and general readers. It includes a searchable database, tip sheets and data resources.

Journalist's Toolbox
Presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, this site provides links to useful resources for journalists. The range of areas covered is vast and includes everything from how to cover a certain type of story, to creating infographics, fact checking, press freedom issues and much more.

Poynter Institute
The goal of the Poynter Institute is make journalism better. Classes and workshops are available and articles on the site cover the field of journalism. Special focus is placed on fact-checking, ethics, leadership, innovation and storytelling.

Journalism Current Events & History

  1. Books & Videos
  2. Databases
  3. Websites

Journalism History can be found in a number of the areas below. Check out the search here.

Call Number Range

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

HE 8689-HE 8700 Radio and Television Broadcasting
HN 90 .M3 Mass Media
KF 2750 Mass Media Law
P87-96 Communication. Mass Media
PN1990- PN1992.92 Broadcasting
PN1991- PN 1991.9 Radio Broadcasts
PN1992- PN 1992.92 Television Broadcasts
PN4699- PN5650 Journalism. The Periodical Press, etc.
PN4735- PN4748 Relation to the State. Government and the Press. Liberty of the Press
PN4832- PN5648 Magazines and Other Periodicals
TK5101- TK6720 Newspapers
TK5101- TK6720 Telecommunications
TR820 Photojournalism

Journalism Databases

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!

Newspaper Databases
COD Library's newspaper databases consist of individual newspaper titles as well multi-title databases that include regional, national and international publications.

Current Events
COD Library's current events databases will lead you to in-depth research and coverage of issues on a wide range of topics.

Business Databases
Use the COD Library's business databases for research into the news and media industries.

Statistics Databases
The COD Library's statistics databases will lead to a variety of types of statistics including historical, demographic, business related and more.

ABYZ Newslinks
ABYZ News Links is a directory of links to online news sources from around the world, organized on a geographical basis. It contains links to newspapers and other sites with news content such as broadcast stations, internet services, magazines, and press agencies.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
The National Digital Newspaper Program, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1925 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

Committee to Protect Journalists
This is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists. You can see incidents that have happened around the world or use the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker to follow attacks on press freedoms in the U.S.

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.

Newseum Institute: First Amendment Center
Resources to help the public understand how the five freedoms of the First Amendment work. Included are research articles, podcasts, and information on Supreme Court cases on a multitude of First Amendment topics. A newer feature on the site is a quarterly report card to evaluate the state of each of the five freedoms.

Pew Research Center: Journalism and Media
Through public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research this nonpartisan fact tank informs the public about issues, attitudes and trends in news and media.

TED on Journalism
This is a collection of 25 different TED Talks that have been given on journalism. Topics include citizen journalism, filter bubbles, separating fact from fiction online, investigative journalism, citizen journalists, and more.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive
The world's most extensive and complete archive of television news records, it preserves and provides access to television news broadcasts. The collection includes evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, and NBC dating back to 1968 and an hour per day of CNN since 1995 and Fox News since 2004.

Mass Communication

Welcome to the Mass Communication and Journalism Research Guides

bookpile.thumbnail.png This research guide is a starting point for finding Mass Communication and Journalism materials in the Library. This guide will help you find books, videos, articles and websites about mass communication and its practice and history. This page also will look into the practice of journalism and the history and current events surrounding it. Use the menu below to start searching for different types of materials.

If you are not finding the help you need, please feel free to contact the Mass Communication/Journalism Librarian directly or call the Reference Desk at (630) 942-3364

Here is the list of Research Guides under this section:
(Please note that this guide is still under construction)

Journalism Current Events & History
News Writing and Editing
Broadcast Journalism
Online Journalism
Community Journalism
Photojournalism
"Fake News" issues
Media Convergence
Career Guidance
Journalist Auto/Biographies
Public Relations

Journalism Guide

Welcome to the Journalism Research Guides

bookpile.thumbnail.png This research guide is a starting point for finding Journalism and Mass Communication materials in the Library. This guide will help you find books, videos, articles and websites about these topics. Use the menu below to start searching for different types of materials.

If you are not finding the help you need, please feel free to contact the Journalism/ Mass Communication Librarian directly or call the Reference Desk at (630) 942-3364

Here is the list of Research Guides under this section:
(Please note that this guide is still under construction)

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