Last Updated: Nov 13, 2014
- 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.
- Journalism Program
UMass Amherst's Journalism Department.
RSS Feeds from BBC, CNN, Fox, MSNBC and 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.
- Facts on File World News Digest
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.
- LexisNexis Statistical Insight
References to statistical reports from federal, state and local governments, private organizations, and intergovernmental agencies, 1973-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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Revised by Anne Lundregan (2013)