Finding News Online

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We presented a library instruction session on three resources: Google News Archive, America's Newspapers, and AP Photo Archive.

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Finding News Online

  1. 1. Finding News on the Web<br />Google News Archive<br />America’s Newspapers<br />Accunet/AP Photo Archive<br />Heather Wilson, MSLS Student<br />Park Library Assistant<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  2. 2. Google News Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  3. 3. Google News Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  4. 4. Google News Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  5. 5. Google News Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  6. 6. Google News Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  7. 7. Google News Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  8. 8. Google News Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  9. 9. Google News Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Good for….<br />Greater variety of media types<br />Timeline<br />Easy searching<br />Not so good for…<br />Full-text articles<br />Sorting and limiting articles<br />Questions so far?<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  10. 10. America’s Newspapers<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  11. 11. America’s Newspapers<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  12. 12. America’s Newspapers<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  13. 13. America’s Newspapers<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Good for…<br /><ul><li>Searching by date or region
  14. 14. Easy citation
  15. 15. Full-text articles</li></ul>Not so good for…<br /><ul><li>Open internet browsing and sharing
  16. 16. Quick reference work
  17. 17. Finding photos and visual information</li></ul>Questions on this resource?<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  18. 18. AP Photo Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  19. 19. AP Photo Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  20. 20. AP Photo Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  21. 21. AP Photo Archive<br />What It Is and How to Get There<br />Good for…<br /><ul><li>Finding specific photos within narrow field
  22. 22. Detailed photos with accurate info
  23. 23. Media photos for classroom use</li></ul>Not so good for…<br /><ul><li>Group searching with more than 5 users
  24. 24. Non-AP photos and clips</li></ul>Questions about AP Photo Archive?<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />
  25. 25. Finding News on the Web<br />Questions about anything at all?<br />What do you think?<br />Thank you for coming!<br />Heather Wilson, MSLS Student<br />Park Library Assistant<br />Park Journalism Library ∙ 919-843-8299 ∙ http://parklibrary.jomc.unc.edu<br />

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