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Looking for a SPECIFIC article?

If you know the name of the journal that contains your article, (careful, don't use the name of the article), enter it below to see if we have it avaialable online.   (Need HELP?)


Want to BROWSE through a journal or magazine?

The Libraries subscribe to over 1,000 online journals and magazines related to Digital Media Studies.

Citing Articles

Remember to give credit to the original source when you use someone else's work or idea, whether you use a direct quote or paraphrase.  Most style guides require some form of citation in the text of your paper as well as at the end in a bibliography or list of references. 

  • Purdue Online Writing Center (OWL)
    The Purdue OWL offers detailed instructions and examples of how to write and cite in MLA or APA format.
  • Citation Machine
    A free, quick and easy to use citation generator that works for APA, Chicago, and MLA styles.
  • RefWorks
    Use RefWorksl keep track of the articles you find as you do your library research, and use it again as you write to format your entire paper, inserting quotations and creating a list of references at the end.

Subject-Specific Databases

Search these databases to find journal and magazine articles on digital media studies topics.  

  • Computer Database (Gale)
    Provides full-text and image articles for a wide variety or research including research into multimedia, virtual reality and interactive TV; research on industry trends in telecommunications, electronics and robotics; and research on software, hardware, the Internet and LAN and WAN technology;
  • Fine Arts & Music Collection (Gale)
    This database includes more than 200 full-text magazines and journals in areas such as designfilmmaking.
  • Communication Studies (SAGE Full Text Colllection)
    This database includes scholarly journals with full text articles focused on communication issues. It covers subjects such as Journalism, Public Opinion, Political Communication, Mass Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Television/Film Studies, Media Studies, Business Communication, Written Communication, and Rhetoric.
  • Communications and Mass Media Collection (Gale)
    This custom collection includes a mix of full text scholarly journals, trade magazines (American Journalism Review, St. Louis Journalism Review, etc...), newswires, and transcripts of television morning and news programs (Today show, Fox News, etc...) and even some local broadcast videos. It includes subjects such as journalism, advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.
  • Wiley Online Library
    This very large database includes scholarly articles on many topics. Hold your mouse over "Art and Applied Arts" to find a link to resources in Design and Graphic Design

Multidisciplinary Databases

These databases have scholarly journal articles and magazine articles in many different subject areas, including interdisciplinary subjects.  JSTOR includes many older articles that are useful for researching the history of a topic.

  • Academic OneFile
    Academic OneFile is a major source of full-text articles from the world's leading journals, magazines, and news and reference sources, in multiple disciplines.
  • OmniFile Full Text (Ebsco)
    Includes full text from over 2,700 journals and magazines in many different disciplines
    Full text of the back issues (3 years or older) of over 1,200 core academic journals in many disciplines. Ideal for researching the background or history of issues, coverage starts with the first issue published, and continues, ending 3-5 years before the current year. An additional year of journals published is added annually. The Libraries own current paper issues of many titles in the collections.

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