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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).
  • 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.

Key Texts in I-Share

Search books, journals, government documents, videos, DVDs, music CDs, and music scores.

Search I-Share @ Morris Library

Cover Art
Qualitative Research Methods - Sarah J. Tracy
ISBN: 9781405192033
Publication Date: 2013

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

Cover Art
Qualitative Research Methods for Media Studies - Bonnie S. Brennen
ISBN: 9780415890229
Publication Date: 2013

Finding Theses and Dissertations

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



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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