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This guide will help you to navigate library resources when completing required papers, mid-term and final projects.
Here you will also find database tutorials and resource for APA citations.
Databases and other e-resources
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCOhost)
Articles from journals related to communication and mass media.
Full-text database, particularly good for news, legal research, and information on companies and countries. Great for your Mid-Term Project.
When you use LexisNexis, just select News search and search for any keyword. Once you are in results, you can click the "Geography" category and choose regions for news.
Newspaper Source (EBSCOhost)
Articles from American and international newspapers.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
Covers all subjects and many types of resources, with both scholarly and non-scholarly articles.
"This is an interdisciplinary journal that explores communication and mass communication phenomena within cultural and historical perspectives. Emphasizes philosophical, evaluative, empirical, legal, historical and critical inquiry into relationships between mass communication and society across time and culture."
Accessing e-resources off-campus
All databases, and e-books are accessible off campus through the Proxy server. The link below will provide you information on how to do it.
LexisNexis Academic news searching
Characteristics of peer reviewed/scholarly journals
- Articles report research done in the specific discipline
- Author is an expert or specialist in the discipline. Crudentials are always provided.
- Articles are directed to scholars in the same discipline
- Reviewed by scholars specializing in this discipline
- Articles have extensive bibliographies
- Articles have to follow specific publication structure (abstract, keywords, research background and literature review, methodology, research results, conclusion, references)
Here you will find help with APA formating
Interlibrary Loan (request books or journal articles from other libraries)
When books are not available at BCCC you can use our Intelibrary Loan service (ILL). Complete the form below and wait for our notification when the book arrives.
EBSCOhost advanced searching