Background Information

 Reference Works


Finding Scholarly Literature

 Search for Books

 Search for Articles

These search engines will help you identify articles on your research topic. Enter one search term on each line, then use the filters to limit by date range and to focus on subjects that are relevant to your research question.

  Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)

  Film & Television Literature Index (EBSCO)

  Project Muse

  Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)

  ComAbstracts (CIOS)

  Communication Abstracts (EBSCO)

  JSTOR (ITHAKA)


Accessing Library Materials

Full Text Articles

There are many ways to find out if Falvey has the full text of an article when you have the article citation. Check out the Finding Full Text guide for more information.

Books

To search Falvey’s book collection, go to the Search Tab.  Use the drop-down menu to search by the title or author of the book you are looking for.

Interlibrary Loan

Articles and books that are not owned by the library can be easily borrowed through our interlibrary loan systemILLiad is best for requesting articles, and EZBorrow is the preferred method for requesting books that are available in that system.


Citing in APA Style

  • If you find the Publication Manual confusing, try the APA Online Tutorial.  This video guide is clear and easy to watch.  It gives a thorough overview of how to format your paper and cite your sources.