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FYCO-02-01: Mass Media & Popular Culture: Home

This guide provides resources for the First Year Seminar: Mass Media & Popular Culture

Conducting Research

See the Library's Guide to the Research Process for tips on conducting research, from selecting a topic to writing your paper.

Why Should I Use Reference Resources?

Beginning your research with reference resources helps you discover background information like terminology, central figures and dates and an overview of existing literature on your topic. Look for:

  • Definitions of key terms
  • Historical context
  • Biographical information
  • Critical interpretation of texts
  • Bibliographies detailing relevant scholarship

Where to Begin

General background information is helpful in the early stages of a research project. These databases are an excellent place to begin.


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Welcome to Mass Media & Popular Culture

This guide will provide resources you can use specifically for your First Year Seminar Mass Media & Popular Culture with Professor Dolphin. Check the tabs above for resources and guidance on your research for this class.

Reference Books

Use these specialized encyclopedias and reference texts to get an overview of the subject, or to familiarize yourself with terminology and key concepts.

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