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Communication, Journalism, & Media Studies

Online and print resources for the School of Communication
See the alphabetical list below for communication-related databases available at the University of Northern Colorado. For helpful hints on choosing and using the right resources by topic, use the menu to the left. Click here to access all University Libraries Databases.

Key Resources

Research Tools

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APA Style Guide - 6th Edition
See examples and explanations of how to cite different source types in APA format. Also get help with paper formatting, in-text citations, and more.

APA Style Guide - 7th Edition
Guidance on the most recent edition of APA style. This change has not been uniformly adopted on campus yet, so check with your professor about which edition to use if you are not sure.

ProQuest RefWorks

Use RefWorks to keep track of your references and create bibliographies in any citation style. Create an account using your UNC email address.

RefWorks Help Guide
See our guide on getting started in RefWorks, managing citations, and creating bibliographies.

Using Write-N-Cite with Microsoft Word (Video)​
With Write-N-Cite, you can cite references in a manuscript with just a click and watch your paper format instantly including in-text citations, footnotes and your bibliography. The utility installs a RefWorks tab in the MS Word ribbon or you can access it from the References tab in Microsoft Word. See also: Writing with RefWorks.

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Cabell's Journalytics
Journalytics provides a curated list of over 11,000 academic journals spanning 18 disciplines which guides researchers and institutions in getting the most impact out of their research. You’ll find publisher names, audience types, acceptance rates, and links directly to the journal website. In addition to basic journal details like launch dates, editor contact information, and ISSNs, each entry shows you what to expect during the submission process. Know how to format your manuscript and what type of peer review you’ll get.

Ulrich's Example Record

Use Ulrich's to see if a journal or magazine contains scholarly, trade, or popular content and whether it is peer-reviewed. Search by the title of the periodical, such as "Business Ethics Quarterly" or "Journal of Management Studies".

Library Research Help

Forgot How To Do Research? View brief video tutorials on how to find books & scholarly articles and more library basics.
Need More Advanced Help? See our video series geared toward graduate students and more experienced researchers.