Digital Media and Journalism

Dictionaries & encyclopedias

Main databases

Secondary subject databases
Database Description
Canadian News @ ProQuest Searching both Canadian Newsstand Complete and CBCA (access to Canadian journals, magazines and news resources on all topics). View Full Description
Factiva A full-text resource with news, business information and journal articles drawn from almost 9000 worldwide sources, including Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and the KW Record. View Full Description

Also useful

Tertiary subject databases
Database Description
EBSCOhost databases (all) Search all EBSCOhost databases at once. View Full Description
Nexis Uni Full-text documents for international news, business, legal research, and key people in the news. View Full Description
ProQuest databases (all) Search all ProQuest databases at once. View Full Description
World News Digest Brief, full-text articles for general news, biographical, and statistical information. View Full Description

The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies

  • Published in 2019
  • A unique reference guide and resource on the rapidly growing and evolving field of journalism scholarship, providing credible and timely information on its key concepts, theories, and methodologies

Encyclopedia of Journalism

  • Published in 2009
  • Focuses on the gathering, editing, reporting, and distribution of news

See also: Encyclopedias for Communication Studies