University of Texas Libraries á The University of Texas at Austin
CMS 314L Language, Culture, and Communication
CMA A 5.136 ¥ February 15, 2010 @ 11:00-12:00 noon and 12:00 noon -1:00pm ¥ Instructor: Kim Schaefer
LibSearch Box: http://www.lib.utexas.edu
Books and More:
Library Catalog: books (print and ebooks), DVDs, CDs. | Google Books: 12 million and growing each day; links from books to our library catalog. Use Advanced Book Search option to narrow by title, author, publisher, date, full-view titles only, etc.
Google Scholar: Find scholarly articles embedded in UT Libraries-licensed databases (this info not accessible via Google.com). Also simultaneously searches content of Google Books. Important: be sure to access via a UT Libraries or other UT web site so you can access UT-licensed materials. Advanced search option very helpful.
Find online electronic and print versions of journals.
Communication Studies Resources
A copy of this handout is located at the bottom of this site.
EBSCOHost Research Databases:
Select two or more databases to search simultaneously; Recommend selecting: Full Text and Find all my search terms. Can narrow by date and academic only articles. View content results by database source.
Updated continually. Provides a wide variety of authoritative sources (usually with full text content), including: Full text of more than hundreds of newspapers from the U.S. and around the world; wire services, and blogs.
World News: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/news/world.html
France 24: http://www.france24.com/en/
Daily Life Online: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/indexes/titles.php?id=479
International government info: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/government/world.html
BBC Country Profiles: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm
CIA World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
First Fact by Country (SIPRI): http://first.sipri.org/
LIBRARY SERVICES AND FACILITIES
Library Hours: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/hours/
Library Map: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/librarymap/
Study Spaces, including group study spaces: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/study.html
Generate, public, and edit in MLA, APA or Chicago/Turabian style using this software. This site gives you the basic information, log in access as a UT student, FAQs, and contact information in case you have questions.
Get Help. Ask a Librarian: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/reference/
Library Classes: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/instruction/classes/
Carole Cable, Communication Librarian
Research Services, University of Texas Libraries at Austin
firstname.lastname@example.org ¥ 512.495.4382 ¥
PCL 3.316 (to ensure availability, email for appointment)