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Although it is not comprehensive, this guide will point you to the most useful databases, journals, books, reference sources, and online information for this topic. It will assist you in both basic and advanced research. Updating is done periodically, so keep an eye out for information about new resources and search tips.
Research Strategy: Having trouble getting started? This tab will give you some pointers.
News Resources: This tab provides a list and description of selected news resources available from the Library (in print, databases and online).
Legal Resources: In addition to the Library's online holdings, this tab includes freely accessible links to legal sites.
Databases: This tab contains links to Library databases related to journalism, mass media, communication and related topics.
Books: See below for some general tips on shelf browsing. The tab contains list of reference sources and selected print books, as well as links to the e-book collection of the Library.
Journals: This tab includes direct online journals subscribed to by the Library and selected print journals located in the Periodicals wing.
Internet Resources: This tab contains web resources in journalism, mass media and related topics.
Looking for Books?
You can find books by searching our online catalog or you may wish to browse the shelf. Shelf browsing allows you to discover items collated by subject. Below is a high level view of the classification system. KF is located on the 2nd floor of the library and P, PN are on the 3rd.
A few selected titles (online or in print), for more selected titles, see the Books Tab.
This guide is created by Melissa Randall & Marjie Lorica, and licensed by University of Dallas Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.
You may reproduce any part of it for noncommercial purposes as long as credit is included. I encourage you to license your derivative works under Creative Commons as well to encourage sharing and reuse of educational materials.