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.
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 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
Search books, journals, government documents, videos, DVDs, music CDs, and music scores.
Search I-Share @ Morris Library
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 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.
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".
Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.