Communication: Journalism

Article Indexes

General Databases:

Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost): General database with broad coverage, use for any topic
Lexis Nexis Academic: Business and legal topics; includes newspapers, law reviews, etc.

Transcripts and Newswires:

eLibrary

Subject Specific Databases:

AGRICOLA: topics on agriculture, FDA, nutrition (government)
ATLA: religious topics
ERIC (EBSCOhost): education related topics
ERIC (OCLC FirstSearch):  education related topics
ERIC (U.S. Dept. of Education):  education related topics
MEDLINE Complete: medicine related topics
MEDLINE (OCLC FirstSearch): medicine related topics
MEDLINE (WorldCat Local): medicine related topics
PsycINFO (EBSCOhost): psychology related topics
Social Work Abstractssociology related topics
Humanities International Index: premier source for journals, books and other important reference sources in the huamnities

 

Government Documents

Departments, Agencies, and more

USA.gov: The U. S. Government's Official Web Portal
United Nations

Statistics and Demographics
CIA World Factbook 
Statistical Abstract of the United States (R 317.3 Un3)
U.S. Census 2010

Laws and Regulations
Code of Federal Regulations
Federal Register
Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet
U.S. Code

Other Government Publications
GPO Access: U. S. Government Online Bookstore
GPO Monthly Catalog (OCLC FirstSearch - searching only)

 

Public Opinion Polls

ABC News Polling Unit (1999-present)
Afrobarometer - Africa Public Opinion Research Home Page
American Religion Data Archive
Asiabarometer
Associated Press/IPSOS Poll (Requires subscription, limited free access)
Canadian Opinion Rsearch Archive (Requires registration)
CBS News Polls (Current year)
FOM: Public Opinion Foundation (Russia)
Fox News Polls (2005-present)
Gallup Brain (Requires subscription, limited free access)
Harris Interactive (2004-present)
Japanese Data Archive (Requires free registration) 
Kaiser Family Foundation (1994-present)
L.A. Times Polls (1996-present, free registration required for some access) 
Latinobarometro (Click "Press" tab for free content)
Mansfield Asian Opinion Poll Database
National Opinion Research Center
New York Times Polls (Requires registration)
NPR/Kaiser/Kennedy School Polls (1999-present)
Pew Research Center (1987-present)
Polling the Nation (Subscription required)
Public Agenda (Free Registration required for some access) 
Public Opinion Analysis (Eurobarometer survey series)
Public Opinion Data (1970-present)
Survey Question Bank: From Survey Resources Network(1991-present; United Kingdom)
Roper Center's Poll  (Subscription required)
Time Magazine/SRBI Polls  (2004-present)
Wall Street Journal/NBC News Poll (Subscription required) 
Washington Post Polls (1997-present)
World Public Opinion
World Values Survey

 

Mobile Apps

 

Bibliography for COJR 221 Reporting

Bolt, Nancy. "On the Air and on Deadline at National Public Radio." American Libraries 31, no. 2 (February 2000): 59-61.

Burkett, B. G. and Glenna Whitley. Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of its Heroes and its History.  Dallas: Verity Press, 1998. (Call # 959.704 B91)

Kennedy, George and Daryl Moen, editors.  What Good Is Journalism?  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007. (Call # 070.4 W55 2007)

Roper Center.  "Polling 101."  (2004).  http://www.ropercenter.uconn.edu/pom/polling101.html.

Unsworth, Michael E. "Freedom of Information: Its Ebb and Flow." American Libraries 30, no. 6 (June/July 1999): 82-85.

World Association for Public Opinion Research.  "A Media Guide to Survey Research." 

 


 

 


 

 

 

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