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JOUR800 - Introduction to Doctoral Study in Journalism and Public Communication

A guide to Library resources and services available for Ph.D. students at the Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland.

Resources for Background Research

Try the following resources for background information from articles in scholarly, popular and trade publications:

News Sources (Current)

To locate articles appearing in print and other forms of news media, try the following:

Biographical Information Sources

Try the following resources for biographical background information:

State and Federal Government Information

The following resources can be used to locate information on state and Federal laws, regulations, issues and publications:

Other Resources of Note

The following resources may also be useful for locating background information:

Citation Tools

The following resources can be useful to determine whether or not an article/study has been cited elsewhere: