Research Tools & Resources
This guide lists some of the best resources for getting started with journalism research. You'll find information about books, databases, scholarly and professional journals, interlibrary loan, useful websites, and more.
- Sign up for a free account to NYTimes.com
- Online AP Stylebook (only 10 users allowed at one time)
- How to evaluate sources
- Learn tips on how to design posters
- Need to learn how to use software like InDesign, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop or even Excel? Check out Lynda.com.
- Want a tool to help you organize and manage your sources? Check out our guides on using several reference management tools: Endnote, Mendeley, and Zotero
- Learn about plagiarism and how to avoid it.
- For grad students: Learn how to get access to the Leonard Room and a study carrel.
- Need help with social science research methods? Check out Sage Research Methods.
- Check out these resources on covering Native American issues from the Native American Journalists Association.
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Codes of Ethics
Professional societies usually have a code of ethics to advise their members on how they should behave. This list will take you to some of the codes of ethics for various journalism- and strategic communications-related societies.