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SU Abroad - Syracuse Florence Resources: CRS

A collection of resources for Syracuse University Abroad's Florence Program.

CRS: Finding Background Information

For basic background information, advertisement collections, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:

  • Visual Culture Studies (eBook)
    Presents 13 engaging and detailed interviews with some of the most influential intellectuals working today on the objects, subjects, media, and environments of visual culture.
     
  • Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications
    Explores the ways that editorial content--from journalism and scholarship to films and infomercials--is developed, presented, stored, analyzed, and regulated around the world.
     
  • Encyclopedia of Rhetoric
    Brings together expertise in classical studies, philosophy, literature, literary theory, cultural studies, speech, and communications in a comprehensive treatment of the art of persuasion.
     
  • Oxford Bibliographies Online (Communications subject section)
    Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on specific topics in a range of subject areas. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable.
     
  • Adforum
    An audiovisual library of more than 120,000 U.S. and international advertisements (1999-present), including Television, Digital, Print, Radio, and more. Content originates from over 20,000 advertising agencies, each providing critical information, such as Title, Agency, Advertiser, Brand, Taglines, and full credits.

CRS: Finding Articles

For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:

  • Communication Source
    Provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media.
     
  • ComAbstracts
    Contains abstracts of articles and books published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field as well as bibliographic records and audio materials.
     
  • ABI/INFORM Collection
    Index and abstracts to articles from leading business and management publications, including English-language titles from outside the U.S.
     
  • FIAF: International Index to Film Periodicals Plus
    Bibliographical resource offering coverage of hundreds of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals right up to the present day.
     
  • Film & Television Literature Index
    Indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.
     
  • Film Literature Index
    Annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.
     
  • GenderWatch
    Full-text publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
     
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Full-text articles on a broad range of women's issues, bringing together such disciplines as sociology, psychology, health, education, child and family studies, marriage and family therapy, aging, gerontology and human rights.
     
  • JSTOR
    Full-text archive of scholarly publications in mathematics, science, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.

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