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A guide to journalism resources.

Recommended Databases

These databases are great places to look to find information about journalism.  Check out the databases page to see a full list of databases.


  • Academic Search Complete
    Contains more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, the majority being peer-reviewed journals. It also provides an index to additional journals, books, reports, and conference proceedings. It covers a wide range of topics and is a good place to start researching a topic.
  • Barron's
    Weekly newspaper covering U.S. financial news.
  • Business Source Premier
    Covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.
    Archive of essential scholarly journals related to the humanities, physical sciences, and social sciences.
  • ProQuest SciTech Collection
    Comprehensive collection of databases for the natural sciences and technology.
  • Web of Science
    Comprehensive index of journal literature in the sciences, social sciences, biology, arts and humanities.


Search Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a popular way to search for scholarly articles, reports, books and more.  You can connect Google Scholar to IIT's libraries from the library links section under settings. This way, when you find an article you'd like to read you will be able to see if we have the article or be directed to MyILL to request it.