Research guide for VCU's PhD program Media Art & Text (MATX) with basic resources for the historical and theoretical study of media, both old and new. Supports Department of English, the School of the Arts and the School of Mass Communications.
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Citations, tables of contents, and whole or partial books from throughout the history of printing.
Citations, abstracts, and selected full-text for articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Includes selected full-text. Abstracts, 1994+; full-text, 1997+.
Indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected priority coverage of over 100 more, for a combined coverage of over 400 titles in the communication and mass media fields. Includes full text for nearly 200 journals.
Abstracts of articles from international sociology journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations. Database includes Social Planning/Policy & Development Abstracts (SOPODA) which focuses on policy issues.
Providing full text of hundreds of journal articles, books and other published resources from around the world, Humanities International Complete (HIC) includes all data from the Humanities International Index.
Contains digitized copies of complete runs of hundreds of scholarly journals, many of which contain illustrations and art reproductions. Select the "caption" feature (in the Advanced search) to limit your search to image captions.
British Periodicals offers searchable facsimile images for nearly 500 journals dating from the 17th to the 20th century. This resource contains Collections I-III covering historical, artistic, and popular periodicals.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimiles of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 -- more than 125,000 titles.