Communication Arts

Databases
Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications, including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.

Biography Reference Bank
Narrative profiles of 500,000 people, with links to over 380,000 full text articles. Search by name, profession, place of origin, gender, ethnicity, birth/death dates, or other information.

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Comprehensive coverage of a broad range of education topics and educational specialties, featuring in-depth abstracts as well as full-text articles, links to cited websites and images. Search by keyword, subject, personal names, title words, publication, year, type of article, or any combination.

Contemporary Authors
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
The directory contains full-text, open access scientific and scholarly journals hosted by Lund University Libraries Head Office.

Education Index Full Text
Comprehensive coverage of a broad range of education topics and educational specialties, featuring in-depth abstracts as well as full-text articles, links to cited websites and images. Search by keyword, subject, personal names, title words, publication, year, type of article, or any combination.

Essay and General Literature Index
A guide to approximately 65,000 essays contained in anthologies and collections. Provides citation information to assist in locating a specific essay or article.

Government Periodials Index (Lexis-Nexis) Provides access to articles in U.S. government periodicals.

Junior Reference Collection
A comprehensive, cross-curricular database for schools and libraries featuring current, relevant, organized, and easy-to-read information from the U*X*L product line, covering science, biographies, authors, multicultural topics, and people and places.

Library Literature & Information Full Text
Indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, library school theses, plus hundreds of books as well as other resources. Also provides enhanced access to the library's periodicals collection and links to Websites mentioned in articles. Click herefor Searching Tips.

LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)
The LISTA database provides coverage on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Indexing more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports and proceedings, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

Lit-Finder
Offers access to more than 135,000 full-text poems, stories, plays and more as well as biographies, essays and explanations.

Literary Index An index to literature products, with listings and search options by title and/or author. Indexes ONLY products published by Gale.

MasterFILE Premier
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,050 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering many general interset subject areas, it also includes more than 350 full-text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,132 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.

OAIster
A collection of academically-oriented digital resources such as online books and journals, audio files, images, movies and reference texts that are easily searchable. Allows basic or advanced search of unlimited subject areas. A project of the University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service, this database includes more than 6 million records from 604 institutions.

Play Index
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,050 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering many general interset subject areas, it also includes more than 350 full-text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,132 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.

Professional Collection
Provides full-text periodicals for the Professional Development Collection, with 1,946,039 articles.

Short Story Index
An index to short stories published in collections or selected periodicals.

WilsonSelect Plus
An advanced search for full-text articles in science, humanities, education and business, enhanced with WorldCat holdings information. Please ask librarian for assistance.

Wilson's Senior High School Catalog
Selective annotated list of fiction and non-fiction books for grades 9-12, along with review aids and other professional aids. Consists of fiction titles, non-fiction titles, and short story collections.

Recommended Web Sites

American Association of School Librarians

American Library Association

Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development

International Reading Association

National Councils of Teachers of English

North Dakota Library Association

North Dakota Teacher Center Network

Spanish Association of the Midwest

The Association was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in May, 1976, by a group of Spaniards residing in this region.

The activities of the Association are primarily cultural. Each year it offers scholarships to college-level students to study the Spanish language, literature and culture in Spain.

Spanish Association of Science Communication (AEPC)

The AEPC, founded in Madrid, brings together science and technology information professionals in mass media, as well as key figures in education and academia involoved in the popularisation of science.
Its objectives are to represent science journalists, communicators and popularizers; to create a climate of interest in Spanish society towards science; and to improve the professional quality of S&T journalism in Spain. It represents about 30% of science journalists in Spain.

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Here is an international list of associations related to TESOL: http://www.multilingualbooks.com/eslassoc.html#northamer

Free eJournals


American Communication Journal
ISSN: 15325865
Subject: Media and communication
Publisher: American Communication Association
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: communication
Start year: 1997

Applied Theatre Researcher
ISSN: 14431726
Subject: Education--- Performing Arts
Publisher: Griffith University, Brisbane
Country: Australia
Language: English, French, Spanish
Keywords: education, theatre
Start year: 2000

Australian Humanities Review
ISSN: 13258338
Subject: Languages and Literatures
Publisher: University of Sydney, English Department
Country: Australia
Language: English
Keywords: literature, humanities, history, cultural studies, gender studies, political studies
Start year: 1996

Bilingual Research Journal
ISSN: 15235882
EISSN: 15235890
Subject: Education--- Linguistics
Publisher: National Association for Bilingual Education
Country: United States
Language: English, Spanish
Keywords: bilingual education, bilingualism, language politics, sociolinguistics
Start year: 1992

CCAHTE: Canadian Creative Arts in Health, Training and Education
ISSN: 19119755
Subject: Medicine (General)--- Performing Arts--- Education--- Arts in general
Publisher: Cheryl McLean
Country: Canada
Language: English
Keywords: interdisciplinary creative arts research, health, training, education
Start year: 2006

Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education
ISSN: 15285804
Subject: Education--- Technology (General)
Publisher: Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: technology, science education, mathematics education, English education, social studies education
Start year: 2000

Delaware Review of Latin American Studies
ISSN: 15361837
Subject: History--- Languages and Literatures
Publisher: Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Delaware, Newark
Country: United States
Language: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Keywords: Latin American society, Latin American culture, Latin American history
Start year: 1999

Didaskalia: Ancient Theatre Today
ISSN: 13214853
Subject: Performing Arts
Publisher: King's College, London, University of London
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Keywords: theatre, drama, classics
Start year: 1994

Electronic Journal of Literacy through Science
ISSN: 19346670
Subject: Education
Publisher: San Jose State University, College of Education
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: literacy, science, bilingualism , language development
Start year: 2002

Electronic Magazine of Multicultural Education
ISSN: 15595005
Subject: Education
Publisher: Eastern University
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: education
Start year: 1999

English Teaching: Practice and Critique
ISSN: 11758708
Subject: Education
Publisher: University of Waikato
Country: New Zealand
Language: English
Keywords: literacy, English, critical theory, language
Start year: 2002

E-Spania
ISSN: 19516169
Subject: History
Publisher: Séminaire d'études médiévales hispaniques de Paris-Sorbonne
Country: France
Language: French, Spanish, English, Italian
Keywords: Spain, history, Middle Ages
Start year: 2006

European Journal of ePractice
ISSN: 1988625X
Subject: Library and Information Science--- Social Sciences
Publisher: ePractice.eu
Language: English
Keywords: eGovernment, eInclusion, eHealth, good practice exchange
Start year: 2007
Added to DOAJ: 2008-03-28 16:59:13

Global Media Journal : American Edition
ISSN: 15507521
Subject: Media and communication
Publisher: Purdue University Calumet, Department of Communication and Creative Arts
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: international communication, intercultural communication, mass communication
Start year: 2002

Global Media Journal : Australian Edition
ISSN: 18352340
Subject: Media and communication
Publisher: School of Communication Arts, University of Western Sydney
Country: Australia
Language: English
Keywords: communication, journalism, global media discourse
Start year: 2007

Global Media Journal : Mediterranean Edition
ISSN: 14504154
Subject: Political Science--- Media and communication
Publisher: Eastern Mediterranean University
Country: Cyprus
Language: English
Keywords: communication, media, conflict, peace
Start year: 2006

Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences
ISSN: 1013090X
Subject: Library and Information Science--- Computer Science
Publisher: Tamkang University Press
Country: Taiwan
Language: Chinese, English
Keywords: library science, information science, information technology, publishing, book trade
Start year: 2003

Journal of Language Contact : Evolution of Languages, Contact and Discourse
ISSN: 19552629
Subject: Linguistics
Publisher: Chaire IUF Dynamique du Langage et Contact des Langues
Language: English, French
Keywords: language use, language change, nature of language
Start year: 2007
Added to DOAJ: 2008-04-04 18:20:15

Journal of Religion and Theatre
ISSN: 15448762
Subject: Performing Arts--- Religion
Publisher: Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Religion and Theatre Focus Group
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: theatre, religion, ritual
Start year: 2002

MLA Forum
ISSN: 15394123
Subject: Library and Information Science
Publisher: Michigan Library Association
Language: English
Keywords: library education, information science
Start year: 2002
Added to DOAJ: 2008-04-08 15:09:15

Participations
ISSN: 17498716
Subject: Performing Arts
Publisher: Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, University of Wales
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Keywords: audience and reception studies
Start year: 2003

Scenario
ISSN: 16498526
Subject: Performing Arts--- Education
Publisher: University College Cork
Country: Ireland
Language: English, German
Keywords: drama, theatre, pedagogy, language education
Start year: 2007

Teaching English with Technology
ISSN: 16421027
Subject: Education
Publisher: IATEFL Poland Computer Special Interest Group
Country: Poland
Language: English
Keywords: ICT, computers, educational technology
Start year: 2001
Reference Books

Located in the Reference Room of Allen Memorial Library.
To locate, use the call numbers provided in bold.


Best books for children : preschool through grade 6.
Barbara Ripp Safford
R 011.62 B2702b 2006


Guide to reference materials for school library media centers
Barbara Ripp Safford
R 011.02 Sa17g 1998


The literacy dictionary : the vocabulary of reading and writing
Theodore L. Harris, Richard E. Hodges, editors.
372.4 L712


Major modern dramatists.
compiled and edited by Rita Stein, Friedhelm Rickert.
R 809.204 M288


McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of world drama : an international reference work in 5 volumes.
R 809.2 M178


The Oxford dictionary of plays
R 809.2 P2777o

eBooks
100 library lifesavers : a survival guide for school library media specialists
Pamela S. Bacon. 2000.

Becoming a public relations writer : a writing process workbook for the profession
Ronald D. Smith. 2000.

Beyond the book : technology integration into the secondary school library media curriculum
Sandra Doggett. 2000.

eBook: An introduction to English syntax
Jim Miller. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2002.

Emergencia! : emergency translation manual
Lisa Maitland de Hernandez. Albany, NY : Delmar Thomson Learning, c2002.

Group creativity : music, theater, collaboration
R. Keith Sawyer. Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2003

Growth and consolidation in the spanish-speaking e-commerce market
Roberto Vinaja.

History of European drama and theatre
Erika Fischer-Lichte ; translated by Jo Riley. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

Inside city schools : investigating literacy in multicultural classrooms
Sarah Warshauer Freedman . New York : Teachers College Press, c1999

Languages of theatre shaped by women.
Jane de Gay and Lizbeth Goodman. 2003.

The literate executive
Laurie Rozakis. 2000.

More hot links : linking literature with the middle school curriculum
Cora Wright. Greenwood Village, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 2002

Sociolinguistics : a resource book for students
Peter Stockwell. New York : Routledge, 2002

Teaching and learning in a multilingual school : choices, risks, and dilemmas
Tara Goldstein. Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2003.

Who's who in contemporary world theatre
Edited by Daniel Meyer. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.


Credo Reference


CredoReference: Dictionary of Information and Library Management

CredoReference: Dictionary of Media Studies