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JOUR201 - News Writing and Reporting I

Library and LexisNexis Academic overview for students in JOUR201.


This is a guide to support students taking Journalism 201. The emphasis is on search techniques for LexisNexis Academic.

Contact the subject specialist for more information on LexisNexis or the other resources suggested within this Guide, or for other sources to support research on Journalism topics.

Jour 201 - Handout and In-Class Exercise

Off-Campus Access to LexisNexis

LexisNexis, as well as other reference works, databases and e-journals are restricted to current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland.

In order to access LexisNexis remotely, when prompted to select a campus, select the option for University of Maryland, College Park and then "Students, Faculty, and Staff". Then log in with your Directory ID, the same username you use for email and other campus services.

Library Website

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