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    New Reference Book: The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues

    The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues by Susan Burgess, CQ Press, 2011. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 306.76 B91N A volume of articles from The New York Times relevant to Gay and Lesbian issues.  Each news article is paired with a scholarly analysis.  Articles are grouped together in reporting of a larger topic. Examples of Topics: The Stonewall Rebellion Science Aids Privacy Military Marriage Helpful for: History, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBT Studies, Journalism

  • General Works,  Humanities,  Periodicals,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Consider the Source

    Consider the Source: A Critical Guide to 100 Prominent News and Information Sites on the Web by James F. Broderick & Darren W. Miller, Information Today, 2007. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 070.579 B78C Using news or newspapers in your research?  Not sure of the quality, the bias or the history of the source?  Consider consulting this volume. Focusing on 100 news and newspaper sites this book provides an overview, type of coverage, leaning and the authors’ personal rating of each site discussed. Examples include: Asia Times Online, BBC, Congressional Quarterly, Times of India, Rotten Tomatoes. Helpful for: Humanities IV, Humanities V,  Media Watchers, Journalism, Those conducting news and…

  • Humanities,  Research

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of American Journalism

    Deb Baker – Interim Reference Librarian Encyclopedia of American Journalism edited by Stephen L. Vaughn, Routledge, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: Ref. 070.03 V46 This unique reference explores how the media has shaped American perceptions throughout our nation’s history, contributing to our national culture, impacting the way Americans stay informed, even influencing how citizens will react to information. Articles cover themes such as “Feminist Journalism,” or “Religion and the Press,” prominent news organizations, individuals, time periods, and events; entries on ethics and legal issues examine the press’s limits. Helpful research tools include a thematic list of articles and suggested reading for each entry. HELPFUL FOR: Humanities IV, American Domestic…