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Journalism: Getting Started


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Find Articles about Journalism

Search these databases to find articles about trends and topics in Journalism.

Explanations & background reports

Need an explanation or an overview of an issue? Give one of these databases a try when you need to get a handle on a topic or an issue.

Newspaper databases

Find Books, eBooks & Videos

The Library search box is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, and other materials.

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The Bridge


Check out The Bridge, PCC's online student newspaper. Interested in the former printed edition? Check out The Bridge (1974-2002). Want to get involved? Contact Tony Greiner, faculty advisor.


Sara Robertson Seely
Rock Creek Campus
Building 9, 2nd floor
Website / Blog Page

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Chat or Text a Librarian for Help

You can chat with a PCC librarian any time you see the PCC Ask A Librarian chat widget on any of the library's pages (like the PCC Library home page) or in a subject guide like this one. You can also get to us through AIM, Yahoo!, or Google Talk.

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Journalism in PCC Library

The following links will take you to books, videos and other library materials on that topic in the PCC Library:


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