This Web site is geared toward the information needs of CSUN Journalism majors and includes resources relevant to print and broadcast journalism; photojournalism, and Spanish language media. Resources for both the working journalist and researcher of journalism as a discipline are provided.
See also News Reporting & Writing Research Resources, Public Relations Research Resources, Spanish Language Media, Diversity and the Media, and Mass Communication Research Resources for related information.
- Choosing the best resources to use for research involves several factors, including assignment requirements, currency of the research topic, and the depth of coverage needed.
- Why not use Wikipedia? View this video (Flash) from the Rutgers University Libraries on why Wikipedia is not the best source to use for research assignments.
- Take a virtual tour of the Oviatt Library!
- Periodicals (magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and scholarly or peer-reviewed journals) are excellent sources of current and/or specific information for research projects. Often, they are considered primary sources for research.