Mass Media and Society
The library subscribes to a number of databases that provide abstracts (summaries) and often the full text of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles on topics relevant to this course. Some of the relevant databases are:
For additional databases see the Electronic Databases List and click on the Subjects tab, Social Sciences listing, then Communication subject for more options.
If you already have the citation for a specific article from a specific journal, go to the E-Journal Portal to see if the full text is available online or in print at the ECU Libraries.
Use the Joyner Library catalog to find books relevant to the topics discussed in this course. Try General Keyword searches such as:
|mass media and children ||Internet and children |
|media and violence ||Internet and censor* |
|mass media and politic* ||Internet and filter* |
|mass media and politic* and united states ||television and violen* |
|media and (ethic* or moral*) ||television and (family or families) |
The following terms are subject headings used in the Joyner Library catalog. Use the Subject Alphabetical search option to see titles listed under each heading and to see related terms:
|Computers and children ||Mass media and culture |
|Internet and children ||Mass media policy |
|Internet marketing ||Mass media -- influence |
|Internet -- law and legislation -- United States ||Mass media -- social aspects |
|Internet -- political aspects -- United States ||Mass media -- United States -- influence |
|Internet -- social aspects ||Television and children -- United States |
|Mass media and children ||Television and family -- United States |
Use the Library of Congress Subject Heading books, located on Index Shelf 2 in the Reference Department to look up additional headings.