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Journalism Resources: Books/Videos

Resources for Journalism research.

Using Books

Use books to find comprehensive and in-depth coverage of various topics, background information, and overviews of big topics, as well as book chapters on more specific topics.

Search for Books and eBooks

LibrarySearch provides a simple, one-stop search for books, articles, videos, recordings, and more. Items from St. Thomas and other regional libraries can be requested online and delivered to the St. Thomas library of your choice. My account

Find Books on Journalism

The search box above will perform a basic keyword search.  An advanced search will let you search by keyword, publication title, author, subject terms, or call number.  Once you find a relevant book or two, look within those records for promising subject headings: click on one of them to perform a new search on that term to find more. Be sure to browse the shelves in the area where you find a promising book.

Sample search terms include:

Investigative Reporting
Mass Media
Online Social Networks
Press - United States
Reporters and Reporting
Social Media
Television Broadcasting of News

Browse the Shelves by Library of Congress Classifications: The following Library of Congress classifications may be useful when browsing in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library for books in Strategic Communication and Journalism:

J is Political science
P87-96 is Communcation and mass media
PN4699-PN5650 is Journalism and the periodical press
PN4775-4784 is Practical journalism and technique
PN1865-PN1999 covers Drama, including radio and television broadcasts

LibrarySearch Video Search

Search results limited here to streaming video and DVD titles.

Films on Demand - Streaming

Films on Demand

Watch streaming video titles in art, business, engineering, history, languages, literature, psychology, sociology, sciences and more. Thousands of full-length videos available. Advanced Search.

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