Eureka (includes newspapers, broadcast news transcripts, social media, and more from many Canada/Québec sources)
Factiva (Warning: Data mining and excessive downloading are prohibited and such activities cause the suspension of this service to the entire Concordia Community. This resource is licensed for authorized users of Concordia University Libraries and is intended for educational or research purposes only. Commercial use of this resource is not permitted. Please review Concordia's Database Usage Guidelines)
Center for Research Libraries (CRL) newspaper catalogue.
CRL holds over 16,000 titles of newspapers from all regions of the world; and collections of scripts, transcripts, and translations of news reports. Some strengths include Canadian and US ethnic newspapers, African American newspapers, and Underground and alternative press. The holdings are in print and microform with some digitized versions available online. For more help contact the journalism subject librarian.
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.
Evaluating Web Pages and Other Sorts of Information
Guide to evaluating web pages from the UC Berkeley library. 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
Know Your Research from The Journalist's Resource is a series of "tip sheets and explainers to help journalists understand academic research methods, find and recognize high-quality research, and avoid missteps when reporting on new studies and public opinion polls."
Guidance for your academic work
The Media and Communications Study Skills Student Guide is an ebook that provides tips and guidance for a range of things that you are likely to do while earning your degree. It addresses research skills, working in groups, making presentations, study skills, timekeeping, writing, and much more.
The Verification Handbook "provides guidelines and methods to assist journalists in verifying digital content sources... It provides the tools, techniques and step-by-step guidelines for how to deal with user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies."
The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting: a Guide to Online Search and Research Techniques for Using UGC and Open Source Information in Investigations "...sheds light on the use of open data and open source information to produce critical journalistic investigations."