Communication Arts Research Guide

Electronic Resources

You can use library electronic resources from any computer on or off campus. See a complete listing of electronic resources by name, provider, or subject. Databases covering communication arts are listed below.

COMMUNICATION ARTS SPECIFIC DATABASE

OTHER DATABASES COVERING COMMUNICATION ARTS

  • Academic OneFile (Gale) - scholarly database containing journals, podcasts, and transcripts
  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) - comprehensive database of scholarly journals
  • Biography in Context (Gale) - biographies, related full-text articles from periodicals, as well as images and links to web sites
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism (Gale) - critical essays on contemporary authors
  • JSTOR - a collection of core scholarly journals, many going back to the first volume. Emphasis is on back issue coverage and does not include the current 3-5 years, unless Gordon has a current subscription to the journal. JSTOR provides long term preservation for journals.
  • Literary Reference Center (EBSCO) - information about authors and their works from antiquity to the present day. Sources include books, journals, literary encyclopedias, and other reference works.
  • MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO) - bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations with links to many full text articles
  • Oxford Reference Online - Find facts, figures, definitions, quotations, translations, and illustrations from over 175 Oxford reference titles.
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  • Sage Journals Online - a searchable collection of scholarly online journals published by Sage, covering many subject areas including communication arts

More electronic resources are available through Boston Public Library. However, you must first take a minute to sign up for a BPL eCard.

JOURNALS

  • Gordon's Periodical List is a complete list of all journals available through Jenks Library (full text in databases, online, and print).
  • Print journals are located in the periodicals area on the 4th floor of Jenks. Please note that journals are arranged alphabetically by title, not by subject area.

BOOKS, DVDs, VIDEOS, CDs

  • Search the NOBLE catalog to find materials on topics in communication arts.
  • If you want to browse the shelves, some related call numbers are:
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  •  P87-96  Communication. Mass media
     PN1990-1992  Radio and Television
     PN1993-1999  Motion Picture
     PN4699-5650  Journalism
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