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Communications and Journalism

Recommendations for communications research.

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Note: KBCC Library print collections and reserve textbooks are available by appointment only. Please ask a librarian with any further questions! 

Recent Newspaper and Magazine Articles

In Print:

Kingsborough subscribes to many periodicals both in print and online. If you would like to look at a print copy of a recent newspaper or magazine, you may find copies of the following in the periodicals section on the 3rd floor of the library (this is not a complete list -- see Journal Search for comprehensive subscription information): 

The New York Times The Wall Street Journal
Barron's The Chief
Women's Wear Daily The Village Voice

Online:

For very recent news stories, you may find a lot of information via Google News or other similar search engines which bring you hits from the open web. Many news sites store much of their content behind paywalls, however. As Kingsborough library users, you can get access to many of these articles. The Kingsborough Library subscribes to many, many more news and magazine publications through our databases. For recent articles from popular news sources, try searching the following databases:

Historical Newspaper and Magazine Articles (Primary Sources)

Historic newspapers and magazines are excellent primary source documents. The Kingsborough Library subscribes to a number of databases which can greatly assist you as you find primary sources for your research. 

Multiple Publication Databases:

Single Publication Databases:

Ethnic Newspapers:

Academic and Scholarly Articles

For more in-depth discussion and analysis of a topic or of the subject of journalism itself, you may want to consult articles from scholarly journals. Several suggested databases are listed below; you can find more recommendations on our A-Z List of Databases page.