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JOUR447 - Special Topics in Journalism: Sports, Protest and the Media

Guide to selected resources for students preparing the annotated bibliography required in Prof. Kevin Blackistone's JOUR447 class.

Using WorldCat UMD

  • Launch WorldCat UMD.
  • Click on Advanced Search.
  • Change the drop-down menu entry from Keyword to Subject.
  • Enter subject terms. Sample subject searches to try (in Advanced Search) are listed in the box below.
  • Set the "Audience" to Non-Juvenile and the "Language" limit to English.
  • Click Search.
  • Use the options on the left-hand side of the results screen to further narrow your results by type of material, year, subject, etc.
  • On your results list, click on the item title of interest. From the record that appears: 
    • Click on the red FindIt icon to determine if an electronic version is available.
    • Look at the “Find a copy in the library” section to determine if the item is at College Park and if it is checked out, otherwise unavailable, or on shelf. NOTE THE LIBRARY that holds the item!

Sample Subject Headings - Journalism

Here are some sample subject searches to try (in Advanced Search in WorldCat UMD):

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Citizen Journalism
  • Foreign News
  • Journalism – History
  • Journalism United States
  • Journalists United States Biography
  • Mass Media and History
  • Mass Media and Women 
  • Mass Media Political Aspects
  • Online Journalism
  • Press United States
  • Reporters and Reporting;
  • Social Media       
  • Sports Journalism
  • Television Broadcasting of News
  • Television News Anchors
  • War Press Coverage
  • Women in journalism

[Note: You can also search for individuals as subject headings, e.g.: Murrow, Edward R.]