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JOMC 491.3: News21 & Powering a Nation Research Links
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Finding Articles

Scholarly & Popular Articles

  • Academic Search Complete
    The Google of academia: scholarly & popular articles on any topic.

  • InfoTrac OneFile
    Academic Search Complete's biggest competitor. Includes scholarly & popular articles on any topic -- some source overlap, but not much. Search both to be comprehensive.

  • Business Source Complete 
    Business articles (scholarly & popular), company research, industry & market research reports, and more

  • Google Scholar demystified
    Stephanie's thoughts on Google Scholar, plus links to use it in conjunction with Find@UNC. 


  • America's Newspapers
    Over 900 US newspapers and some TV news transcripts

  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Over 1,500 US and foreign newspapers, including 50 from North Carolina. News transcripts from TV and radio. 1990s-present.

  • LexisNexis News
    National and international newspapers, news transcripts from TV and radio, and company financial reports. 1980s-current. ... more news resources ...

Evaluating Websites

  • UNC's Evaluating Websites tutorial
    Review of important elements, plus a short checklist (pdf) for these items: Credibility, Bias, Audience, Accuracy, Currency, Relevance

  • Evaluating Information Found on the Internet
    Detailed description of the mechanics of determining authorship, publishing body, and currency on the Internet. From Johns Hopkins.

  • Best Bet Check websites for inclusion on the Internet Public Library & read their descriptions for help assessing sites. Click on the magnifying glass to see subjects assigned to websites; use subjects to find similar sites.

Two JOMC faculty books to investigate: books

Finding Material

Energy Reference Resources

  • Best Bet U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
    Offers information by energy source or by topic. Also links to state & historical energy data.   

  • Energy Glossary
    Short, intelligible definitions of hundreds of energy & energy-related terms. From the California Energy Commission.

  • More Energy Resources 
    Nicely annotated links in all areas of energy, including links to find state energy information and energy glossaries. From the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William & Mary. 

Fancy Google Search Examples

U.S. Government search

  • USA.gov
    Search / browse U.S. government links to key information, a government agency index, and topical list of available resources. ... energy search

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