Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

There are no specific journalism article databases so the key databases are:

Arrow Academic Search Premier Click for more information View a demonstration.

Arrow Business Source Complete Click for more information View a demonstration.

Arrow Scopus Click for more information View a demonstration.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.

Arrow Newspapers:

Follow the links below to find lists of databases that cover current or historical newspapers.

Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

Books & Ebooks

Arrow Search Discover
Search Discover to find Library books, journals, DVDs & other material.

Some good keywords for searching for Library books are:

Arrow Books and Ebooks at Massey Library

Arrow How to Find a Specific Book View a demonstration.

Social Media & Broadcasting

Arrow eTV  Click for more information
Recorded television programmes from New Zealand and international channels plus Archives New Zealand footage.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
Search the Archive catalogue to find New Zealand film, television and radio.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content TVNZ's Footage and Footage Licensing
Footage dating from 1960 to present day.

Podcasts & Social Media

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Radio New Zealand Podcasts

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Massey University's YouTube Channel

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Massey University on Twitter

More Information

Background Information

Arrow Encyclopedia of Journalism
Includes information on journalism in specific countries, changing technologies, legal and ethical issues.

Arrow Oxford Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies
Offers authoritative research reviews on a wide range of topics related to the current state and future of journalism.

Arrow International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies
A reference guide and resource on the rapidly growing and evolving field of journalism scholarship, providing  information on its key concepts, theories, and methodologies.

Arrow The International Encyclopedia of Communication
Spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas.

Arrow Encyclopedia of International Media and Communication
Covers the overlap of media studies and communication. The geopolitical studies on specific countries and areas are particularly interesting.

Arrow International Encyclopedia of Media Effects
Research on the uses and impacts of media throughout the world.

Concepts & Definitions

Arrow Oxford Reference Online
A collection of different dictionaries, including definitions of terms from many academic fields.

Official Organisations & Publications

Arrow NZ on Air
Independent government funding agency with a comprehensive collection of research documents.

Arrow Broadcasting Standards Authority
Provides information about broadcasting standards. Makes determinations on complaints about breaches of broadcasting standards.

Related Subject Guides

Help & Demonstrations

  • Plan Your Search - How to find information for your assignment or research, by analysing the topic and creating an advanced search strategy.Tips for how to refine or expand on your results  View a demonstration.
  • Search Using Your Plan - How to apply your advanced search in different databases and Google Scholar View a demonstration.

Ask a Librarian

Useful Links