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Journal Article Databases
Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary Database provided by EBSCO. Contains articles from magazines, academic journals, and newspapers. It also contains an image collection (top right, on green bar).
MasterFile Premier contains full-text articles from almost 2000 general magazines and 500 reference works.
Journalism Web Resources
Site includes a variety of instructional materials, including tutorials on understanding financial markets. Also articles on the stock market, technology, minority business trends, and business ethics. Also contains a glossary on business terms.
The Institute for Interactive Journalism
Helps journalists and citizens use digital technologies to develop new ways for people to participate in public life with projects on innovations in journalism, citizen media, interactive news stories, training and research and publications.
The site serves as a portal for persons interested in journalism, contains a catalog of tools, techniques and ideas, empirical research, job links, and numerous other helpful materials for the general public, practicing journalists, & journalism students.
NewsLab is an online resource center for television and radio newsrooms, focused on improving journalism.
The Pulitzer Prizes
Site has access to a rich storehouse of information on the best in American newspaper journalism and the arts from 1917 to the present. A timeline of past winners, and info on history of prizes...
Society of Environmental Journalists
The SEJ's primary goal is to advance public understanding of critically important environmental issues through more and better environmental journalism.
Undercover Reporting: Deception for Journalism's Sake
"This collaboration with NYU Libraries collects many decades of high-impact, sometimes controversial, mostly U.S.-generated journalism that used undercover techniques. It grows out of the research for Undercover Reporting: The Truth About Deception (Northwestern University Press, 2012), which argues that much of the valuable journalism since before the U.S. Civil War has emerged from investigations that employed subterfuge to expose wrong. It asserts that undercover work, though sometimes criticized as deceptive or unethical, embodies a central tenet of good reporting--to extract significant information or expose hard-to-penetrate institutions or social situations that deserve the public's attention. The site, designed as a resource for scholars, student researchers and journalists, collects some of the best investigative work going back almost two centuries."
Apps (little software applications) allow you to customize your tablet to do the things you like to do. Some of the apps listed are free, while others are fee-based. Additionally, some apps are initially free, and then require in-app purchases if more features and functionality are desired. Listed, you will find some app recommendations we have come up with through trial, error, and our own experiences.
ACC Library Services does not endorse any fee-based apps nor it is liable for reimbursement of any apps paid for by patrons. Please refer to the Tablet Circulation Policy for further details.
Pocket-Save articles, videos, or links you want to read or watch later. (iOS)
Instapaper-Save and store articles for reading: offline and on-the-go. Includes mobile-optimized text view and text-to-speech. (iOS)
Feedly-Organize publications, blogs, YouTube channels, and more in one place. (iOS/Android)
Ustream-Watch live and recent videos, discover upcoming events, broadcast live to viewers, chat with your live audience, and more. (iOS)
Instagram-Share photos and videos with other users. Edit photos and videos with free, custom-designed filters; improve photos with ten advanced tools, find people to follow, and more. (iOS/Android)