Journalism: A Guide to the Reference Literature

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Libraries Unlimited, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 317 pages
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This critically annotated guide to English-language reference literature of print and broadcast journalism covers sources from the late 1960s through 1995, with some from 1996. Annotations are descriptive and evaluative, containing exhaustive cross-references. Nearly 90% of the entries are new or substantially revised, and there is a new chapter on commercial databases and Internet sources. Arranged by type of reference work, the other chapters include bibliographies and bibliographic guides; encyclopedias; dictionaries; abstracts, indexes, and databases; biographical sources; directories and yearbooks; review sources; catalogs; handbooks and manuals; stylebooks and books of English-language usage; core periodicals; miscellaneous sources; professional organizations; and research centers. Written for librarians in search of a collection development tool and for students and other beginning researchers in journalism, the book is also useful for print and broadcast journalists wanting to learn more ab

 

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This is not merely a guidebook to journalism books, but a comprehensive, up-to-date, annotated source on where to find answers to most questions about journalism, mostly concentrating on newspaper and ... Read full review

Contents

IV
1
V
46
VI
54
VII
63
VIII
75
IX
85
X
92
XI
105
XVI
167
XVII
184
XVIII
192
XIX
195
XX
197
XXI
219
XXII
234
XXIII
240

XII
128
XIII
130
XIV
147
XV
150
XXIV
255
XXV
259
XXVI
289
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JO A. CATES is Regional Research Manager, Ernst and Young's Center for Business Knowledge, Chicago, Illinois. She is former Head, Transportation Library, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and former Chief Librarian of The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida.

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