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Journalism and Media

Databases, books and ebooks, and links to publications to help journalism students with their reporting and also with understanding the profession.

Top Journalism and Media Resources

Essentials for journalists and journalism students.

Top Background Resources for Journalists

Putting articles in context with facts, figures, biographies, and historic information.

Journalism at MSMU

Mount Saint Mary's University has a rich history in award-winning writing and journalism. All of the student publications at MSMU have been fully digitized, are downloadable and freely available to the MSMU Community.

Trouble Logging In From Off-Campus?

When accessing the databases from off-campus, you will be prompted to log in with your MSMU credentials. If there is a problem with the login screen, please contact us at

If you have questions about resetting your password, please use the Password Management Application (AMP) or contact the MSMU IT HelpDesk.


Logging In for Database Access


To access the databases, journal articles, and eBooks, you will be prompted to log in with your MSMU credentials. Sorry, we cannot offer off-campus database access to alums. 


You must be registered as a library user, and have a library barcode on your Campus ID to check out books.
To register as a library user, you must be a currently enrolled MSMU student, faculty or staff member.

To register, visit the MSMU library on either campus and fill out and return the patron registration form or fill out the library card application form below.