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Sarah Prindle, Humanities & Fine Arts Librarian

Contact Info
sprindle@lib.siu.edu

618/453-1249
Morris Library Room 260C

Office Hours: Wednesday 1-4pm, Friday 10am-1pm, & by appt.

Key Databases

Suggested databases to search for scholarly sources.

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete  
      
    Provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index
  • Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text  
      
    Indexing, abstracts, and full text for film, television, mass media and cultural studies journals and books.
  • JSTOR  
      
    A multidisciplinary database of full text non-current 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.
  • Business Source Complete  
      
    Scholarly business database. Journals, financial data, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
  • 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).
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers  
      
    Chicago Tribune (1849-1987), The Chicago Defender (1905-1975), The Wall Street Journal (1889 - 1993), and The New York Times (1851-2007).
  • Morris Library Databases A-Z
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
    A fairly comprehensive and authoritative index of peer-reviewed, open access journals.
  • EDGAR | Company Filings (SEC)
    Find SEC-mandated documents for public companies, including quarterly and annual reports.
 

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

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Qualitative Research Methods for Media Studies - Bonnie S. Brennen
Call Number: MyiLibrary E-book click link below
ISBN: 9780415890229
Publication Date: 2013

Finding Theses and Dissertations

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

  • OpenSIUC  
      
    View all MCMA Theses, Dissertations, and Research Papers in OpenSIUC by clicking "Research unit, center, or department" and then "College of Mass Communications & Media Arts."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
 

OpenSIUC

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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