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Key Databases

Suggested databases to search for scholarly sources.

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete  
    Provides the most robust full text coverage in areas related to communication and mass media.
  • Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text  
    Indexing, abstracts, and full text for film, television, mass media and cultural studies journals and books.
  • Communication Abstracts  
    From FirstSearch. Available 1998-2003.
  • JSTOR  
    A multidisciplinary database of full text scholarly journals
  • Project Muse  
    Worldwide networked access to the full text of all Johns Hopkins University Press' scholarly journals covering such disciplines as psychology, classics, cinema, medicine, literature, history, and more.
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts  
    CSA Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences.
  • PsycINFO  
    PsycINFO is an electronic bibliographic database that provides citations with abstracts to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences.
  • SocIndex with Full Text  
    SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.
  • Google Scholar  
    Click here to connect to Morris Library's online resources via Google Scholar (login with Network ID/password).
  • Morris Library Databases A-Z

Communication Studies Journals


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The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research - Norman K. Denzin (Editor); Yvonna S. Lincoln (Editor)
Call Number: H62 .H2455 2011 (6th floor)
ISBN: 9781412974172
Publication Date: 2011

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Interpretive Autoethnography - Norman K. Denzin
Call Number: GN346.6 .D46 2014 (6th Floor)
ISBN: 9781452299815
Publication Date: 2013

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Theatre and Performance Studies - Erika Fischer-Lichte; Minou Arjomand (Editor); Ramona Mosse (Editor)
Call Number: My iLibrary (e-book)
ISBN: 9780415504201
Publication Date: 2014

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The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis - Uwe Flick (Editor)
Call Number: H62 .S34 2014x (6th Floor)
ISBN: 9781446208984
Publication Date: 2013

Finding Theses and Dissertations

Dissertations and theses will often need to request via Interlibrary Loan.

  • Dissertations & Theses @ Southern Illinois University Carbondale  
    Provides electronic versions of dissertations and theses from Southern Illinois University Carbondale AFTER Spring 2005. Print copies from BEFORE Spring 2005 are shelved by academic department on the 4th floor of Morris Library.
  • OpenSIUC  
    OpenSIUC is an institutional repository offering permanent, reliable,and free access to research and scholarly material produced at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Includes Kaleidoscope, from the Communication Studies department.
  • Dissertations and Theses Abstracts
    Abstracts of 2 million dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present. Preview 20-25 pages of the work and then order through SIU interlibrary loan for free.
  • Open Access Theses and Dissertations
    Searchable metadata for dissertations and theses in open access repositories from more than 1000 schools.
  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
    The largest searchable database of open access web resources, including open access repositories and journals.

Interlibrary Loan

Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan.

  • Interlibrary Loan
    If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
  • WorldCat  
    Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.

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