The following is a selected list of library resources which
will aid in the identification and verification of information. Please consult
a reference librarian for assistance in using these or locating additional
resources. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the telephone
number listed above.
STATISTICAL AND SHORT FACT SOURCES
- American FactFinder.
SOUTHcat Plus: Electronic Reference Books
Researcher. SOUTHcat Plus: Electronic Reference Books
Facts About the Presidents. Reference E 176.1 .K3
Facts About the States. Ready Reference E 180 .K4
Famous First Facts, International Edition. Ready Reference AG 5 .A69
FedStats. SOUTHcat Plus: Electronic
Injury Facts. Reference HA 217 .A4 (annual)
Statistical. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Statistical Abstract of the United States.Ready Reference HA 202 .A299
United States Government Manual. Ready Reference JK 421 .A32 (latest)
Ready Reference AY 67 .N5 W7 (latest) and SOUTHcat Plus: Electronic Reference
and Genealogy Master Index. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases:
Current Biography. Reference CT 100 .C8
Encyclopedia of World Biography. Reference CT 103 .E56 1998
- Encyclopaedia Britannica. Reference AE 5 .E363
Online. SOUTHcat Plus: Electronic Reference Books
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Reference
H 42 . I58 2001
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information. Reference P 87.5 .E53 2002
INDEXES TO NEWSPAPER AND JOURNAL ARTICLES
Use the indexes below to identify articles on specific topics
as well as to locate full-text electronic articles. Another way to find electronic
full-text articles is to check “Our
Journal List” on the Library homepage. Bound print journals are shelved
by call number on Third Floor- South. Current print journals and journals in
microform are shelved alphabetically by title on Second Floor-South.
and Mass Media Complete.
SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Search Premier. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles and Indexes: EBSCO
Academic. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Source Premier. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Issues. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: FirstSearch
Newswatch Complete. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Academic ASAP. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: Gale/InfoTrac
Business File. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: Gale/InfoTrac
Source (Consumer and Nursing/Academic). SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes,
SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Register. 1992-present. SOUTHCAT Plus: Full Text Journals/Indexes.
New York Times Index. Reference AI 21 .N45
Source. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases: EBSCO
Archive Online. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
Guide Retrospective. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
with Full Text. SOUTHcat Plus: Articles, Indexes, Databases
DIRECTORIES AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES
in Print. SOUTHcat Plus: Electronic Reference Books
Burrelle's Media Directory. Reference P 88.8 .B87
Gale Directory of Publications & Broadcast Media. Ready Reference
Z 6951 .A971
Washington Information Directory. Ready Reference F 192.3 .W33
- For publications by University departments:
- Search SOUTHcat Catalog for author: university of south alabama
- For information about the University:
- Search SOUTHcat Catalog for subject: university of south alabama
- To be more specific, search as a subject:
- university of south alabama--employees
- university of south alabama--catalogs
- For specific titles of publications:
- Search SOUTHcat catalog for a title or journal title:
- undergraduate bulletin
- graduate bulletin
- For University employees:
- USA Faculty/Staff Directory. Ask at Reference Desk
USA Directories Search http://www.southalabama.edu/directory.html
SOME SUGGESTIONS FOR SEARCHING USA LIBRARIES CATALOG (SOUTHcat):
||synonym? and language
||statistic? and "united states"
||automobil? and statistic?
||newspaper? and director?
||communication and dictionar?
||"public relations" and dictionar?
||word and origin?
||"united states" and census
||violence and statistic?
|public opinion polls
||motor and vehicle? and statistic?
|mass media--social aspects
||advertis? and media
SELECTED NEWS WEBSITES
- ABC News
- AJR NewsLink:
- American Journalism Review's site provides links to newspapers, magazines,
radio and tv sites.
- Alabama Live
- News from the British Broadcasting Corporation. Brief news stories make
up the first page of the site,
but the BBC provides quick access to longer articles on major issues.
- Birmingham News Archives:
- (Alabama) 1993 - present. Searching is free but there is a charge for the
- CBS News
Newspaper and Current
Periodical Reading Room:
- From the Library of Congress. Links to the world's online
journals and newspapers.
- USA Today
- ALISON: Alabama Legislative Information.
- Internet Public Library. http://www.ipl.org/
Pew Research Center. http://people-press.org/
Poynter Online. http://www.poynter.org/
or call (251) 460-7025.
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