Journalism


ProQuest International Newsstand

Provides news stories from more than 660 worldwide news sources, mostly newspapers. Sources are thoroughly indexed, providing users with access to top news stories, as well as sports, business, and the arts news from around the world. Articles from foreign language newspapers appear in the language used by the news source. This database does offer a translation feature for most news items.

PolicyMap

Provides demographic, education, health, geographic data and more. Offers the user the capability of presenting the data visually through maps, tables, and reports. This resource is geared toward non-GIS experts who want to analyze large amounts of data.

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Trial expires on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive

Provides a searchable archive of over 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts, including 900,000 abstracts of evening news broadcasts from ABC, NBC, and CBS (August 1968 to present); daily news programs from CNN (1995 to present), FOX News (2004 to present) and ABC Nightline (12 September 1988 to present); and a selection of special programs, including coverage of elections, political conventions, events related to September 11, 2001, and more. Selected streaming video requires the RealOne media player. Video copies of programs with only abstracts are available for a fee. Description

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Trial expires on Friday, September 26, 2014.

ProQuest Research Companion

Developed by writing instructors and librarians, this resource consists of nine Learning Modules and seven interactive tools – designed to automate the basic parts of the research process. The multimedia-based learning modules engage students to think more critically and creatively about their research, while other interactive tools help students navigate through the research process more quickly to spend more time on the research that interests them most. ProQuest Research Companion adapts to all devices –- laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

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Oxford Bibliographies. Chinese Studies

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on Chinese culture history, and society. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a “My OBO” function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies. Cinema and Media Studies

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on cinema and media studies, including film history, television studies, media studies, critical theory, visual arts, cultural studies, digital culture, game studies, popular culture, and the study of the moving image. Introductory essay provides a review of current research trends and issues. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a “My OBO” function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies.

American Indian Histories and Cultures

Covering Native American cultures from prior to the colonization of the North American continent (Canada, Mexico, and the United States) to the Rights Movement of the 20th century, the materials in this collection cover 11 broad themes in culture, history, education, religion, government relations, treaties and wars, trade, and 20th century political activism, among others. Includes coverage of indigenous peoples from Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Primary source documents, maps and atlases, visual images, art, photographs, linguistic and ethnographic accounts, 20th century American Indian newspapers, etc. Drawn from the Ayers Collection at the Newberry Library, a premier collection of Native and Indigenous documents, art, and history. May exclude some culturally sensitive materials regarding ceremonies and religious practices. Images may be selected to create slideshows. Searchable by keyword; browse by Tribes & Nations, documents, maps, visual resources, and chronology. Most materials are in English, but there are documents and maps in Spanish and French. Cross-searchable with The American West. Adam Matthews.

Periodicals Index Online

This resource has moved from the Chadwyck Healey search interface to the ProQuest search interface.

International Historical Statistics

A unique collection of statistics covering a wide range of socio-economic topics using collections of data sets taken from hundreds of disparate primary sources, including both official national and international abstracts – back to 1750 and up to 2010.

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Trial expires: Thursday, May 16, 2013

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.

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