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Al Manhal

Browse books, journals, reports, news analysis, and dissertations from the Arab region. Content available in English and Arabic.

APA Style Guide

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.

Arab Advisors Group

Database of company reports and surveys

Associated Press Stylebook

The AP Stylebook is a popular style guide for professionals in the media industry.

Career Cruising

Career development tool

Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style is a well-known reference work for authors, editors, proofreaders, indexers, copywriters, designers, and publishers.

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the leader in higher education journalism, dedicated to covering colleges and universities with news, insights, career information and tools to operate in the rapidly changing world of higher education.

Columbia Journalism Review

Country Profiles (BBC)

"Instant guide" to statistics, history, news, politics, chronology of key events, leaders, media, and economics of countries of the world.

Digital Images: Advertising in Magazines, Newspapers, TV

University of Washington site with links to free sources of images related to current and historical advertising.

Economic Research, FRED

Easy to use time-series database with statistics on banking, Consumer Price Index, employment and population, trade and international transactions, and more from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Economist Intelligence Unit on the Internet

Data on 150 countries, from about 1980 to present. Includes commerce, finance and news updates as well as other country information.


EndNote is a software program designed to store and manipulate bibliographic information.

Films on Demand

Streaming video service. View award-winning films and videos in the humanities and sciences from the BBC, National Geographic, Bill Moyers Collection, TED, PBS, and NOVA.


HathiTrust offers a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. Browse collection and read books online.

ICPSR, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction."

Index to ICPSR Data Sets

This University of Michigan site helps researchers to find surveys and polls on particular subjects by providing an electronic index to the data sets.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan allows you to obtain articles, books, and other resources available at other libraries in Education City, other Northwestern University campus libraries, and other libraries around the world.

IRE Resource Center

Provides an extensive set of print and broadcast investigative stories, and tipsheets on how to cover specific beats or topics.


Video streaming platform

Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM)

Database of global labor statistics - employment, labor market, unemployment, poverty, and more.

Learning Express

Practice standardized tests such as FCAT, SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB, and a broad range of other academic and career tests.

Library of Congress Photo Collection

Thousands of historic photos for download


An extensive library of video tutorials on various subjects ranging from business, software, technology, and creative skills

Mango Languages

Online language learning program

March of Time

Collection of historical videos


Citations to articles, conference papers, books, and technical reports in various topics including statistics.

MLA Format and Style Guide

MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This guide is developed by Purdue University.


More than 1,500 free exercises in grammar, usage, and Associated Press style. Created for journalists and journalism students.

New York Times

Get a 12-month digital pass to the New York Times using the university’s GroupPass.

Northwestern LibGuides

NU Search

Search the Northwestern library catalog

Online Exhibit: "Women Come to the Front"

An online exhibit from Library of Congress featuring eight women broadcasters, journalists and photographers of World War II


Borrow eBooks, audiobooks and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.

Pew Research Center - Journalism & Media

Reports and stats on the media industry

Political Handbook of the World

A component of the CQ Press Political Reference Suite. Political and government information on all countries.


News about the media industry

ProQuest Ebook Central

Access full-text scholarly e-books

Qatar Digital Library

Explore a catalog of more than one million online cultural and historical documents from the Arabian Gulf and the wider Middle East region. Archive is available in English and Arabic.



Full-text of periodicals and statistics.

Television News Archive (Vanderbilt University)

Extensive collection of evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN.

UCLA Film and Television Archive

An extensive collection television and motion picture titles, newsreel footage, TV advertisements, and more.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

USC Annenberg Online Journalism Review

U.S. Census Data

Statistics, demographic information and other data from several Census Bureau databases.

U.S. Federal Government Statistics

Gateway to statistics of over 100 U.S. federal agencies. Search by topic or agency.

Washington Post

Get unlimited access to the Washington Post's website using the NU-Q VPN.

Women in Journalism Project

The Women in Journalist Project documents the contributions of more than 50 female journalists since the 1920s.

World Development Indicators

The primary World Bank collection of development indicators

World Economic Outlook (WEO) Database

This site provides the most frequently requested statistics from the International Monetary Fund's biannual World Economic Outlook.


Business, financial and economic news from the GCC, Levant and North Africa.


EndNote is a software program designed to store and manipulate bibliographic information.