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About this Guide

This is a broad based guide that covers a variety of sources relevant to Journalism study and practice.

Description of Contents:

  • Articles Lists key library databases in the areas of news, general (all purpose), communications and business
  • Books  Lists platforms for finding books plus some key reference directories.
  • Videos:  A selection of journalism themed films that could be used in class 
  • Research Process  Use library research guides for beat reporting.  Provides an overview of information literacy standards for journalism students.
  • Find Stories  Wire service sources, setting up alerts, social media, and local government sites.
  • Background  Library databases that can add context to your story, databases, public records, government documents, images, statistics, and historical news.
  • Evaluate  Resources for fact checking and verifying information. plus including diverse perspectives, 
  • Nexis Uni: News Searching  Use this for searching wire services, broadcast news transcripts, national and international news sources, and to discover what has already been reported.
  • Areas of Practice & Associations  Links out to course guides for journalism & lists news trade associations and organizations.
  • AP & APA Style  The library has copies of the AP and APA style guides at the Research Help Desk.

Pulitzer Prize Winners

Take a look at the list of Past winners & finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.  There are many categories such as: Explanatory Journalism, Investigative Reporting, National Reporting, Breaking News, Public Service, Local, etc.

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