- If you have been searching for 20 minutes without finding what you need, get help from a librarian.
- Keep track of citation info throughout the research and writing process. Visit the library's citation guide if you need help!
- Searching takes patience.If you don’t find what you need, try changing where or how you look for the info.
- Scan what you have found so far to find out what you still need.
Need help? Ask a librarian!
Getting Started with Public Relations Research
This guide highlights the University Library's resources for public relations research, including finding databases and web sites on your topic. In addition, there is a section on videos.
Use the catalog to find books on public relations. We have printed books as well as e-books. Use the Advanced Search feature and put in "public relations" in the search box. Change the field box to "SUBJECT". Hit "Submit" for results. Also, try clicking the "Related Subjects" link to find subject headings that are similar or complementary to public relations, like marketing. To get a broader search, simply put in "public relations" in the search box to see what comes up.
Books on Public Relations
Below are some of the books the Library has on PR. Search the Library Catalog for more.