If McMaster Library does not provide access to an article that interests you, you can request it through RACER, our interlibrary loan system.
Try these databases:
Or find the complete listing of our Communication Studies databases here.
These journals publish scholarly articles that provide information on multimedia, music, technology, and audio culture:
Articles are a great resource to use when you need to find a more current perspective on your topic. They are useful as articles commonly focus on one aspect of a broader subject and as a result are more specialized in topic.
The goal of a successful search is to retrieve all of the information relevant to a research question without retrieving irrelevant information. This requires creating an effective search string.
1. Identify main concepts from the research question.
2. Brainstorm alternative words and phrases.
3. Create search strings using Boolean Operators.
There are so many databases to choose from! This video outlines how to decide which you should use.(2:20)
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You need journal articles for your essay? Watch this video to learn how to access them online. (5:07)