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Best Bet Databases in Journalism
  • LexisNexis News A Best Bet database
    National and international newspapers, news transcripts from TV and radio, and company financial reports. 1980s-current.
    Details - Terms of Use - Guide
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete A Best Bet database
    Articles in communication, mass media, linguistics, and film studies. Coverage varies, but some back to early 1900s.
    Also Known As
    • CMMC
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Academic Search Premier A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
    Details - Terms of Use
  • Vanderbilt University Television News Archive A Best Bet database
    Largest repository of television news in the world: over 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, and over 9,000 hours of special news-related programming. 1968 to present (NBC), 1995 to present (CNN); view online without charge.
    Also Known As
    • Television News Archive (Vanderbilt University)
    RealPlayer required
    Details - Terms of Use
  • AP Images A Best Bet database
    Photos from the Associated Press 50 million image print and negative library. Includes photos from the past hour. Some audio and graphic files included. 1840s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Associated Press Photo Archive
    • AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive
    Details - Terms of Use
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