Each week recent purchases are placed on the new book displays inside the library, and eBooks are made immediately available to use. You can view and subscribe to the New Library Books list online. For instructions on how to borrow an eBook by downloading it; check out our eBook LibGuide. Some eBooks require logging in with your JCU username and password; additional software will need to be installed to download and loan books to a digital bookshelf. Alternatively most eBooks can be read online without downloading extra software.
A eBook title of interest is:
The discourse of news values: How news organizations create newsworthiness by Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple.
An extract from the publisher states:
The Discourse of News Values breaks new ground in news media research in
offering the first book-length treatment of the construction of
newsworthiness through words and images. With an interdisciplinary and
multi-methodological approach, it brings together corpus linguistics and
multimodal discourse analysis in new empirical studies of the news
This is a stimulating and
unique book for all researchers in linguistics, semiotics, and
media/journalism studies who are interested in discourse analytical
approaches to the news media.