Public Relations: Assignments

This guide provides Library resources for students and staff in Public Relations

Assignment writing

Browse The Language and Learning Online website for more resources to help with Assignments including:

A guide to Oral Presentations

Examination strategies

Writing essays


Contact librarians:
Tracey Whyte (Berwick Library)

Learning skills adviser:
Anita Dewi (Berwick Library)


ATS3838 PR Campaigns

ATS3838 Useful resources and websites for Assignments 1 & 2.

Other Library guides

Company and industry Library guide online at

Select different tabs for information on company annual reports, financial information, market share and industry profiles.

Citing and referencing tutorials

Select from the following Library databases or via database name in alphabetical list on library databases page at

Database Search tips to get you started

Business Source Complete

Enter some search terms and select the Title field to search. For example "public relations" (Title) and campaigns (Title).




Click on “Search Form” (located on the left of the search box) and enter some keywords. Change Date to All Dates, and close the Major Austn Papers group to search All Sources. Click Search.
Tip: For best results include specific campaign terms. For example, instead of just entering FIFA 2010 campaign, add a campaign title such as “Football for Hope”.
Golden target awards
(or hard copies in Berwick Library at call number 659.2)
Select Award category (e.g. environmental, or special event) and search.


IBIS World

The Public Relations Services in Australia - L7857 report is open.




Click International Newspapers and enter search terms.
Tip: for better results change the All Text field to Lead/First Paragraph.

Search - The Library's catalogue



Click Advanced search and change the Any field to Title. Enter terms (e.g., public relations campaigns) to find books and articles with these words in the title.
Tip: use the limits to limit by date and/or topic.

TV News

Search to find digital videos relating to "public relations".