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Library Resources: Professor Neal J. Couture


What Kind of Information Do You Want?

What Kind of Information Do You Want?

Don't be shy.  Have a conversation with your professor. You know that she wants you to do well in this class. 

  • Popular sources – popular periodicals, news magazines, newspapers?– Use magazine /newspaper article databases
  • Scholarly sources – peer-reviewed, refereed, academic, juried -- ?- Use academic oriented databases
  • Primary Sources – first-hand evidence?– Use books, magazines, Burns Library, blogs, podcasts;  interview people
  • Secondary Sources – interpretations  ?– Use books, magazines, book reviews
  • Statistics – Use statistical/data databases/sources


LexisNexis Academic Database

FACTIVA-- Larger scope

Finding Transcripts in Factiva

How to find TV & radio transcripts in Factiva

  1. Click on Search from the top menu bar
  2. Click on Search Builder
  3. Click on Source
  4. From the Select Source Category drop-down menu, select By Type.
  5. Click on the plus sign next to Transcripts-All, then on the plus sign next to Transcripts-Broadcast.
  6. Click on the name of a program to choose it for your search.
  7. Set date range
  8. Enter search terms

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