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This guide is a reference tool for students in the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

Overview of this guide

This guide is designed to provide research assistance to students in the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Different sections of this guide can help with research in: 

Accessing the Associated Press's NYC Daybook, for hard news story ideas

Locating research articles 

Finding people and experts 

Finding statistics

Running a clip search of other news and newspapers to look at past coverage of a story

Searching Nexis Uni (formerly known as LexisNexis Academic)

Finding public records or court records 

Submitting a Freedom of Information request for public records that aren't available online 


Online Access to Popular US Newspapers and Magazines

Top Sources for News and Scholarly Research

Find books in the library catalog, Bobcat

Search for books, journals, videos, etc. in our local libraries and special collections.

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