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Journalism & Public Relations: JOUR 494

Research Methods

APA Citation Examples

News coverage

For News Transcripts

  • Go to the Westlaw database.
  • Click on News.
  • Click on Transcripts.

State and Federal Statistics

Another approach to finding government statistics on a topic is to use the following search in Google:

Statistics [TOPIC]


Start your literature review

Scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles are a good place to start a literature review and identify research trends. Try OneSearch or these databases.

Multidisciplinary search

Media and Public Relations topics

Health and science topics

Business topics

Education topics

Congressional Quarterly Reports

California Legislature Reports

A-Z List of Databases

Research Videos

Effective Keywords & Synonyms

OneSearch: The Basics

Land Acknowledgement: We acknowledge the Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of the Los Angeles basin and Southern Channel Islands and are grateful to have the opportunity to work at the sacred site of Puvungna. We pay our respects to the Ancestors, Elders, and our relatives/relations past, present and emerging.