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Global Media Studies Program (GLO): Library Research Guide

Finding news sources


Library resources:  The UA Libraries provide access to hundreds of News/Newspaper databases. Some include current news coverage, some are archives of historical newspapers. Many have coverage of international newspapers, including:

Evaluating News Sources: Visit our News Literacy Guide to learn about evaluating news sources and "fake news."


Finding journals


Use the Communication and Mass Media complete database to search for articles across many different scholarly journals in media studies and journalism. You may also browse specific journals in journalism and media, including:

You can also search for scholarly articles using Google Scholar and configure it to access content provided by the UA Libraries: 

  1. Open the menu in the upper left next to the Google Scholar logo and select "Settings."
  2. From the settings menu, select "Library links."
  3. Type "University of Arizona" in the box and select "University of Arizona - Full Text @ UofA Libraries," then click Save.
  4. When searching, articles for which we have full text access will display with a link "Full-Text @ UofA Libraries"; select this link to access it. 

Writing & Citing


Learn how to conduct a literature review

It's important to cite sources and credit others when you use parts of their work. These library guides and tutorials can help!