Research Resources Home > Media Arts & Design Resources > SMAD 470: New Media and Society resources
SMAD 470: New Media and Society Resources
Search the JMU Library Catalog and selected article databases at once! [more info]
To find books in JMU Libraries that include film criticism for specific films, do three different searches in LEO—a subject search for the film title, a subject search for the director, and a word search for the film title. In many cases, you will find different titles, all relevant, with each search. [more info]
Safari Books Online is a fully-searchable e-reference library that houses a vast collection of technical books from industry-leading publishers.  Also includes business related books. [more info]
This index is great for finding articles about the business side of media.
[more info]
An index with abstracts to journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines (sociology, linguistics, anthropology, education, medicine, law, physiology, business, psychiatry, nursing, pharmacology). [more info]
Indexing, abstracts, and citation searching for science and social science scholarly literature... [more info]

Search the web for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

[more info]
The Pew Internet Project explores the impact of the Internet on American life. Includes details on what people do online, user demographics and how Internet usage affects society.   [more info]
Complimentary access to US Business Environment Profiles available until August 2017. IBISWorld is a collection of Industry Market Research reports of over 700 United States industries. Expanded content includes Key Industry Financial Ratios in the NAICS Reports section. [more info]
Mintel Academic is a comprehensive resource full of reports on current issues in a wide array of domestic and international markets. [more info]
Check your citation style for papers and speeches [more info]
Atomic Learning (Cancelled)
For alternate web-based software training, please visit and connect with your e-id and password. Web-based software training for more than 110 applications students and educators use every day. [more info]
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. [more info]
SkyDrive online storage is available via your JMU e-mail, Live@edu accounts. Store your documents in SkyDrive. Share with your friends. Collaborate with other students. Learn more through the JMU Computing website.
[more info]
RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database of bibliographic records. For more info, view RefWorks in 5 Minutes, a short online video tutorial. [more info]
Contact the Media Arts & Design Librarian:
Hillary Ostermiller
email: ostermhe