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Journalism, PR and Media

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How to use this guide

Welcome to the subject guide for Journalism, Public Relations, and Media. Here, you will discover how to find books, journals and specialist information for your studies. Use the menu on the left to discover the different types of resources you can use. 

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Dimensions Plus - new database!

The library has subscribed to Dimensions Plus for the next academic year (2019/20). 

Dimensions Plus is a multi-disciplinary, next generation database with some unique features including the ability to:

  • search over 100 million publications
  • have one-click access to full text PDFs
  • search across clinical trials, publications, awarded grants, policy documents, and patents
  • explore the connections between the different publication types
  • explore research analytics such as citation counts, altmetrics and analytical views

If you have used Dimensions then please tell us what you think here!

Access Dimensions on the link below:

Recommend something for the Library

We are always looking for new publications to support your learning and teaching, and to keep the library collections up to date with high-quality materials.  If you think we're missing something crucial though, we'd like to hear about it.  

You can suggest a purchase to the Library using the Suggest a Purchase link below.

Journalism@SHU blog