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Media Studies and Journalism Research Guide

Where am I?

The purpose of this guide is to help students 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.

Articles & Databases

Articles & Databases

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.

Canadian Journal of Film Studies
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, and Society
Post Script
Public Opinion Quarterly

Books in the CSUMB Library

To find print or ebooks in the CSUMB library, try a keyword search in OneSearch. Or you can browse our ebook collections below.

ProQuest Ebook Central


Media Studies

ACLS Humanities Ebook Collection

Film & Media Studies