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Journalism: General Research Guide

This guide is designed to support the research of students in JOUR 1613 and 2601 by recommending appropriate library and web resources.

LexisNexis Academic

The LexisNexis Academic database includes state court cases, codes, and constitutions.

Additional Citation Styles

Find additional citation style guides, including APA, here.

Also, check out Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL).

How to Find Government Info Online

Use these 2 resources to locate government information online:

  • Google's Advanced Search - limit search to .gov web sites to find information on local, state, and national government web sites. See example below.

  • - A portal of official information and services from the U.S. government