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AP Stylebook Online - The definitive guide to punctuation and pronounciation for journalists. Up to 10 people can use this at the same time.

Journalism - EBSCOhost eBooks Link to YouTube video demo

NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.


Academic Search Premier - Find articles on a variety of subjects, including literature.

Biography in Context - Biographies of newsworthy people.

CREDO Reference - Discover background information about the topic you are researching.Link to YouTube video demo

CQ Researcher - Comprehensive coverage of today's issues.

Issues and Controversies - Information about today's pressing issues. Includes a guide to selecting a research topic.

Newspaper Source - Newspaper articles and transcripts of news.

Opposing Viewpoints - Research the pros and cons of issues.Link to YouTube video demo

ProQuest Newsstand - Newspaper articles from the US and around the world. Link to YouTube video demo

SIRS Issues Researcher - Includes pro and con articles linked to a specific issues.Link to YouTube video demo

Statista - A large collection of statistics, infographics, and market study reports.


Journalism and Publishing Video Collection - Streaming videos from Films on Demand Link to YouTube video demo

NBC Learn Higher Ed - A collection of videos, newsreels, documents, and images, including current events.Link to YouTube video demo


Top 100 Works of Journalism in the US in the Twentieth Century - Check our library catalog to see if these titles are available for check out.


Commercial Appeal - Daily newspaper for Memphis and surrounding areas.

The Daily Mississippian - University of Mississippi's student newspaper.

Democrat - Weekly newspaper for Senatobia and Tate County.

DeSoto Times Tribune - Locally owned newspaper for DeSoto County.

Google News - News aggregator from Google.

Oxford Eagle - Locally owned newspaper for Oxford.

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - News from Tupelo and Northeast Mississippi.

Ranger Rocket - Student newspaper of NWCC.

Journalism Ethics and Citation Help

Journalism Ethics Cases Online - Case studies on journalism ethics from the Indiana University School of Journalism.

Resources - From the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin, explanations of ethical principles and links to other websites on ethics for journalists.

Resources for Educators - Includes links to case studies and codes of ethics that are used by news professionals.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) - Writing help and citation guides for AP style, including media ethics.


Please be aware of the specific instances in which you can use these images. Links to usage guidelines are included for your convenience.

Creative Commons - Search for works that are published under the Creative Commons (CC) license. Check to make sure that each item really is published under the CC license.

FEMA Photo Library - Most of these images are of disasters and public officials. Usage Guidelines

Flickr - Photos that can be used under the Creative Commons license. Creative Commons explanation on Flickr.

Getty Images - Use these to embed in social media for non-commercial purposes. Usage Guidelines - Scroll down to Embedded Viewer.

NYPL Public Domain Collections - Public domain images from the New York Public Library. No restrictions on use. Make sure to to check the show only public domain box during the search, as NYPL also has copyrighted images.

Pixabay - Public domain images that you can use without crediting the author for personal and commercial use. Usage Guidelines.

Public Health Image Library - Images for public health education. Usage Guidelines

Wikimedia Commons - Freely usable media, although there may be certain restrictions in specific situations. Usage Guidelines