Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.


Guide to help find resources on Journalism.

Media & Communication; Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Librarian; Women's & Gender Studies Librarian; Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

Profile Photo
Esther Medina De León
Texas Tech University Libraries
2802 18th Street, MS0002
Lubbock, TX 79409

General Library Info

Related Guides

Personal Librarian for Media & Communication

Hello, I am the personal librarian for the College of Media & Communication. Students, staff, or faculty are welcome to visit in person, by email, or by phone for any library or research questions. 

So what do personal librarians do?

  • help with any questions you have about the library
  • help you find articles, books, and other resources
  • help you request materials through Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan 
  • help you create citations and use citation style guides
  • help distance students navigate library resources

Helpful Search Terms & Tips

Find books and other resources in Journalism.

These subject heading phrases work in Library Search and also in many databases which have a thesaurus function which can help you find similar terms. Remember to sort your library catalog results by 'publication date newest' to display the most recent items.

  • Journalism, networked journalism, journalism & communication
  • Ethics in journalism, technology & journalism, predatory
  • Types of journalism: investigative, news, review journalism, column journalism, writing journalism
  • Medium of journalism: print, broadcast, multimedia and internet

Use  terms, such as these, in context of what you are searching within your area of research. For example: impact of news on (demographic: Hispanics, Asian-Americans, elderly, etc.).

Use AND, OR, or NOT to limit results to include specific geographic areas, years, or other demographic.