Online Research

Search for scholarly & popular magazine articles using three great databases:
Research databases
We recommend these three databases for research in the School of Media & Journalism: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, and Communication and Mass Media Complete. Search all three of them together here.

Newspapers & Magazines

The Park Library and the University of North Carolina Library subscribe to thousands of magazines, journals, and newspapers, both in print and online.


We get four papers delivered first thing in the morning—stop in for your daily newspaper fix from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, News & Observer, and Herald-Sun!

Front pages of the four newspapers Park Library receives daily

Read the New York Times, News & Observer, Durham Herald-Sun, or Wall Street Journal in the Park Library

We’ve got online news, too. See our guides to finding:

Magazines and Journals

Special Topics

But wait, there’s more!

Student Theses

Faculty Publications

Books @ UNC

There are over 10,000 items (including books, DVDs, videos, and more) in the Park Library’s collection and over 7 million items in the UNC Chapel Hill Library system.

In the UNC Library catalog, you can …

DVDs, CDs, and Videos

Hundreds of DVDs and videosPhotograph of some DVDs in the Park Library collection

Additional Resources at UNC

    • UNC’s Media Resources Center (aka MRC) is a fabulous resource!
        • Want to show a video or DVD in class? Faculty & instructors have access to all of the MRC’s media materials! All you need to do is complete their online booking form.
        • Read more about their support for faculty
    • Search the MRC’s Filmfinder to find films at the MRC for borrowing or showing in class.