Journalism

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Journalism

This section lists resources for specific purposes.

High quality production music for TV, film, advertising and corporate video. Pre-cleared for worldwide and multi-platform use. Students should contact their course leaders in order to set up an account.


This site includes video tutorials covering writing and production skills, guides to style and ethics and briefings on key topics such as UK politics, the European Union, sport, business and the military.


This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips to embed in presentations, as well as putting in requests for recording. Look out for all the useful documentaries. (Not normally available to anyone outside the UK but the BBC News Channel, including Panorama, is available during Covid-19.)

Find some great tips about how to use BoB in these short videos


This resource, from Learning on Screen includes a Moving Image Gateway to 2,000 websites relating to moving image and sound materials, News on Screen resource for the study of newsreels and cinemagazines, Archives and Footage from screen heritage, including film production and television and video equipment, and International Database of Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio.


• Credo Reference fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' feature to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work.

These short videos show you how Credo can speed up your research:

  1. Quick overview
  2. Search tips
  3. Using the automated mind map

You can restrict your search to images and videos.

Additional access instructions:

For off campus access use this link


• Kanopy 

A unique collections of films including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases on every topic imaginable. Content can be searched or browsed.


Watch videos and podcasts from the University of Oxford on key issues concerning journalism

Your Subject Team

 Greta Friggens

Faculty Librarian

email greta.friggens@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3456

 Lizzie Wildgoose

Assistant Faculty Librarian

email lizzie.wildgoose@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3452