Resources for News21, 2007

Today, we’ll be looking at the AP Multimedia Archive, which is a source for content (images, audio, and text) from the Associated Press, back to as early as 1844.

If you’re looking for maps, here is a link to databases licensed by Columbia University Libraries that have maps in them. The CIA World Factbook is a very good source of simple reference maps. Another good online source for maps is the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection from the University of Texas. They’ve scanned hundreds of maps and made them available online.

You may want to see some of the religion reporting resources I have mentioned previously on this blog. Also, remember that in addition to the Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary (whose holdings are listed in CLIO, you have access to the Jewish Theological Seminary Library, which has a separate catalog, ALEPH.