Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016
- UMass Interlibrary Loan
Borrow books from libraries outside of the Five Colleges or request copies of articles and materials from any library.
A citation management service for storing and formatting bibliographic references.
- UMass Journalism Department
UMass Amherst's Journalism Department web site
RSS Feeds from the BBC
RSS Feeds from NPR
- Academic Search Premier
A good starting point: articles from key journals in many scholarly disciplines, with some trade journals and magazines, 1975-present.
Hundreds of U.S. alternative newspapers.
- Biography in Context
Full-text articles providing extensive biographical information.
Abstracts on communication theory, interpersonal communication, mass communication, advertising and marketing, broadcasting, journalism, public opinion, and public relations.
- Communication and Mass Media Complete
Abstracts and full-text articles from core journals in communication, journalism, etc.
- CQ Researcher
Noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
- Ethnic NewsWatch
Interdisciplinary fulltext database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
Reports and articles from magazines and scholarly journals concerning masculinity, feminism, homosexuality, and gender roles, 1970-present.
- Kanopy Films
Streaming video of films on the subject of journalism.
- Left Index
Citations to articles in scholarly and non-scholarly periodicals with a leftist perspective.
- LexisNexis Academic
Massive database of US and international newspapers; case and statutory law and law reviews; business periodicals, 1980-present.
- PAIS International
Public and social policy literature in political science, international relations, social sciences. Articles, government documents, reports, 1972-present.
- Westlaw Campus Research
Legal encyclopedias, law reviews, and legal treatises; case, statutory, and regulatory law; newspapers and magazines; business data, 1980's-present.
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