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Here is a helpful starting place for research in Journalism


Welcome to the Journalism research guide.  Here you can find links to all sorts of helpful resources for journalism students.  

Included are:

  • Newspaper sources, both current and historical
  • Sources for getting background information on a topic
  • Sources for finding expert opinion about a topic
  • Sources for statistical information
  • Information about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and resources for FOIA requests
  • Sources for scholarly research in the journalism field



This guide serves as a starting point for conducting finding library resources about and doing research about topics in journalism.


spotlightThis library guide is part of our “spotlight on the disciplines” literacy tier. In this tier you will be introduced to advanced academic research skills. These skills are developed by working with research librarians in upper-level courses specific to their discipline. The spotlight represents the in-depth instruction, library guides, advanced search strategies, and research consultations provided by the research & engagement librarians.

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