Advertising & Public Relations
UGA libraries – subject guide – Advertising
Presentation and promotion of products, services or ideas. It is related to other research areas such as marketing, communication, and psychology.

 BBC College of Journalism
BBC College of Journalism, part of the BBC Online Academy.

Bound By Law? Tales from the Public Domain
How does a filmmaker document the world around her when that world is full of copyrighted images, songs and stories? Three law professors co-wrote the comic book Bound By Law? Tales from the Public Domain to explore the legal barriers to documentary filmmaking.

Citation Style Guides
Samples of common citation styles; APA, MLA and more.

Conflict Sensitive Journalism: A Handbook
by Ross Howard, available on the Web site of Institute for Media, Policy and Civil Society, at* IMPACS has written and commissioned research papers, capacity-building tip sheets and a variety of other publications to serve the needs of Canadian not-for-profit organizations as well as our allies working in media and government. * This download is from the Internet Archive version of the handbook as the above link is no longer valid.

Designing with type is a web site devoted to the art and appreciation of typography. It offers a unique typographic resource for students, educators, and professionals, showcasing talent from around the world.

 Freedom Forum
Free Press, Free Speech, Free Spirit

Freedom of the Press Foundation
Guides and training provides a variety of primers on digital security for journalists.

A World Wide Web-based virtual library, GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online (GALILEO) provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products.

Georgia First Amendment Foundation
The Georgia First Amendment Foundation advances the cause of open government and freedom of information through education and advocacy.

Google Scholar
Use Google Scholar to supplement your research in GALILEO. Google Scholar may link you to articles that ask you to pay for access. Many times, these are already available to you for FREE through GALILEO.

Grady College Newsource

Investigative Reporters and Editors (

Journalism / Mass Communication
UGA libraries – Subject Guides – Journalism / Mass Communication
The principles and methods of gathering and disseminating news about current events through mass media.

Journalism and Media Studies Librarian
Amy Watts,
Library @ UGA
Phone: 706-542-1114
Web site: |

NewsU – online training for journalists is sponsored by the Poynter Institute and provides online training courses for journalists.

Open Government Guide
The Open Government Guide is a complete compendium of information on every state’s open records and open meetings laws. Each state’s section is arranged according to a standard outline, making it easy to compare laws in various states. If you’re a new user of this guide, be sure to read the Introductory Note and User’s Guide.

Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project

Research Central
UGA library research portal – your guide to the research process

Research Conferences
An individualized orientation to the UGA Libraries is available by appointment. Students beginning a master’s thesis, a doctoral dissertation, or a major research paper, and faculty/staff are encouraged to use this service.

Shorenstein Center/Harvard University

Student Press Law Center (SPLC)
Since 1974, the Student Press Law Center has been the nation’s only legal assistance agency devoted exclusively to educating high school and college journalists about the rights and responsibilities embodied in the First Amendment and supporting the student news media in their struggle to cover important issues free from censorship. The Center provides free legal advice and information as well as low-cost educational materials for student journalists on a wide variety of legal topics.

UGA Undergraduate Bulletin

UGA Graduate Bulletin

Useful websites:

•   Associated Press
•   New York Times
•   Poynter Institute
•   Reuters
•   Washington Post