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Media Studies and Journalism Research Guide


Start Researching! 

Become familiar with library resources appropriate for researching topics in the areas of film and media studies, and journalism. See below for help identifying the best databases to search, and the best books, journals, and websites to read to learn about film and media studies and journalism-related topics. You can also contact the film and media studies and journalism librarian for help. The menu on the left hand-side can help you locate articles, books and helpful sources. 

If you are having trouble with your research or locating a specific source do not hesitate to contact the media studies and journalism librarian, they are here to facilitate the research process.  

¡Comencemos a Investigar!

Familiarizarse con los recursos de la biblioteca apropiados para investigar temas en las áreas de medios de comunicación y periodismo. A continuación, encontrará bases de datos de temas específicos, enlaces para localizar libros, revistas y sitios web relacionados con medios de comunicación y periodismo. El menú del lado izquierdo puede ayudarles a localizar artículos, libros y recursos útiles

Si tiene problemas con su investigación o localiza una fuente específica, no dude en ponerse en contacto con el bibliotecario de literatura, están aquí para facilitar el proceso de investigación.

Articles & Databases: Artículos y Bases de Datos


Core Journals

Below is a sample of some of the most widely read academic journals in the areas of film, media, and journalism. To see which databases to search for articles in one of these publications, enter the title of the journal into the Journals List.

A continuación se muestra revistas académicas más leídas en las áreas de cine, medios y periodismo. Para ver en qué bases de datos buscar artículos en una de estas publicaciones, ingrese el título de la revista en la Lista de revistas.

Canadian Journal of Communication
Camera Obscura
Cinema Journal

Communication Research
Critical Studies in Media Communication
European Journal of Communication
Film & History
Film Criticism
Film History
Film Quarterly
International Journal of Communication
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
Journal of Communication
Journal of Film and Video
Journal of Popular Culture
Journal of Popular Film and Television
Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
Journalism Studies
Jump Cut
Literature Film Quarterly
Media, Culture & Society
Post Script
Public Opinion Quarterly

News Sources: Fuentes de Noticia

Books found at CSUMB Library

To find print or e-Books in the CSUMB library, try a keyword search in OneSearch. Or you can browse our e-Book collections below. 

ProQuest e-Book Central


Media Studies

ACLS Humanities e-Book Collection

Film & Media Studies 

Current CSUMB Students, Staff, and Faculty are welcome to check out Course Reserve items. For more information, click here

Citation Resources