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LIBRARY GUIDE TO COM 4901 - Topics in Communication Research

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Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text - This is the "go to" database for information on film and television theory. Find articles from Variety (or Entertainment Weekly) by searching for topics and adding Variety as the SO Publication Name.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Communication & Mass Media Complete - This is the premier library database for locating articles on communication and mass media. 

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Thanks to Mel Academic Search Complete - Find scholarly and magazine articles for your paper here. Find articles from People (or Entertainment Weekly) by searching for topics and adding People as the SO Journal Name.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Project MUSE  - This scholarly gold mine helps you find journal articles published by university presses.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff JSTOR - Another gold mine of scholarly information. Lots of full-text articles found here.

Library OneSearch - nothings beats OneSearch when seeking interdisciplinary research!
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  • Meyers, E. (2009). "Can you handle my truth?" : Authenticity and the celebrity star image. Journal of Popular Culture, 42(5), 890-907.
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