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Journalism subject guide


Doing research in Journalism

Journalism-related research can take on many forms, and so can involve many different types of information sources. Aside from books, which you can find through a catalogue search, the most common types of sources are listed below. Follow the headings to help you find the the most appropriate items for your work.  


Newspaper Articles


Canadian Magazine Databases





  

Finding Articles with Factiva

Factiva is a database containing various news sources, such as newspapers, newswires, magazines, and business journals. Search limiters include title, author, date range, subject, industry, language, and region.

The interface is somewhat different than many of the library's other databases, so the following guide will help you become familiar with its main features.

Finding articles in Factiva


Microfilm, Microfiche, & Microcard News Sources at Concordia

This guide lists newspaper holdings in microform at Concordia, organized by region and also A-Z by title. Entries are linked to their online catalogue entries for further information.

Guide to News Sources in Microform at Concordia


Evaluating Web Pages

Web pages can be important sources of information for your work, but it is important to carefully evaluate the pages you wish to use to make sure they are appropriate and reliable.

UC Berkeley library has put together a comprehensive guide to evaluating web pages, which can be found at the following address:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Evaluate.html

 


Below are some of the materials that have been used to teach past in-class library information sessions. New / updated files will continue to be added in the future.

  

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