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Journalism & Writing Arts: Find Articles

This guide, a complement to the Composition I & II research guide, provides resources for journalism and writing arts students from Campbell Library.

Academic Search Complete

This is the main, general purpose, multidisciplinary database for finding articles in scholarly journals. Articles from newspapers and magazines are also available.  Be sure to check the "peer reviewed" box if you only want journal articles.  This is the first step database for College Composition I assignments, and is also very useful for College Composition II assignments, as well as those in other courses. (EBSCO)

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news with controversial topics addressed in a balanced, unbiased manner. Coverage 1923 to present.

Gender Watch

Full text database of periodical articles and other publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.

NewsBank World Wide

NewsBank provides full-text news and perspectives from U.S. and international sources, including The Washington Post, Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, London Times, The Economist China Daily (Beijing).

New York Times

The national newspaper of record.  Generally The Times reports issues in more detail than other major newspapers because it sees itself as both the cutting edge of journalism and the historical record of the era.  Coverage from 1999 to the present. (Proquest)

New York Times Historical 1851 to 2001

Presents PDF pages of the newspaper, preserving the visual sense of the publication. (Proquest)

Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. (VALE)

PAIS International and Archive

This database provides articles related to public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations from 1972 to the present and is useful for journalism and other communication research topics. (CSA) VALE