Pop Culture: A Guide to Information Sources
KC/Wright State and Affiliates Catalog
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Useful SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:
African Americans in popular culture
[ethnic group] in popular culture
Art and popular culture
Art and society
Cartoons and comics
Clothing and dress
Crime in popular culture
Education in popular culture
Femininity in popular culture
Food in popular culture
Gays in popular culture
Goth culture subculture
Masculinity in popular culture
Online social networks
Rhythm and blues
Popular culture Popular culture--Political aspects
Popular culture--United States
Popular culture and literature
Sex in popular culture
Weddings in popular culture
Women in popular culture
Useful LC CALL NUMBERS on this subject:
|BL-BX||Religion; Religious Denominations|
|GV||Recreation and Leisure|
|HQ||Family. Marriage. Women|
|P87-96||Communication. Mass media|
|PN6700-6790||Comic books, cartoons, etc.|
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- Academic Search Complete
- Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering a wide variety of academic areas of study
- Art Abstracts
- Indexes journals, magazines and museum bulletins on all forms of art and crafts.
- Arts and Humanitites Citation Index
- Citations and cited references from over 1,100 arts and humanities journals
- Business Source Complete
- In-depth coverage of business conditions, trends, strategies, management techniques, and a wide variety of other topics.
- Communication and Mass Media Complete
- Index, abstracts, and full text for journals in communication and mass media
- Electronic Journals Center
- Full-text indexing service for over 4500 online scholarly and research journals in a vareity of subject areas
- Film and Television Literature Index
- includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews
- Humanities International Complete
- provides indexing, abstracting, and full text of journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities
- Modern Language Association International Bibliography
- Covers journals in language, linguistics and folklore.
- Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
- Index to full-text newspaper articles.
- Newspaper Source
- Index to full-text newspaper articles.
- LGBT Life
- LGBT Life provides indexing and abstract coverage of the world's literature regarding Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender issues.
- Provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the behavioral and mental health sciences
- Psychology and Behavioral Science
- A comprehensive database with more than 510 full text titles covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods
- Sociological Collection
- A comprehensive database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
- A comprehensive database for sociology research indexing not only journal articles but also significant monographs
- Social Sciences Citation Index
- Citations and cited references from over 1700 journals in the social sciences
Periodicals available in the KC Library and in Academic Search Complete
- Newsweek (1991-2003)
- People Weekly
- Sports Illustrated
Periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center
INTERNET RESOURCES ON THIS TOPIC
Below are some related sites on the World Wide Web:
- The Authentic History Center: Primary Sources from American Popular Culture
endeavors to tell the story of the United States primarily through popular culture. It was created to teach that the everyday objects in society have authentic historical value and reflect the social consciousness of the era that produced them
- Cultural Politics: Popular Culture
provides resources for the critical analysis of popular culture in the US, including the impact of that culture beyond national borders. Resources include sites on various forms of popular culture, including music, film, television, advertising, sports, fashion, toys, magazines and comic books, and the medium in which this message moves, cyberculture
- Images: a Journal of Film and Popular Culture
publishes articles about movies, television, videos, and other popular visual arts
- The People History
News and Events, Prices and Popular Culture in history from 1920 to modern day
an international magazine of cultural criticism with a scope broadly cast on all things pop culture.
- PCM! Pop Culture Madness
A pop culture news magazine
- NPR Pop Culture Section
National Public Radio's pop culture news section
- The Yellow Pages--Pop Culture
Maintained by the University of Virginia this site provides links to a variety of pop culture resources
- Popular Culture
Maintained by the University of Iowa this site provides links to a variety of pop culture resources
An exhibit on the art, science, and history of video games.
- Science Daily: Pop Culture News
Reports on the intersection of science and pop culture.