COMPSTD 2367.04: Science and Technology in American Culture

This guide contains recommended resources for doing course research.


Welcome to the  COMPSTD 2367.04 Research Site, your information gateway for research, teaching, and learning. Feel free to contact me for your research and classroom needs.                                    

                                                                        Leta Hendricks



EBSCOhost Databases (Science and Technology)  is a multi-interdisciplinary suite of databases covering the arts, humanities, law, life and health sciences, social sciences, science and technology. Databases contain content from popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, documents, books, reports, conference proceedings, and other digital media. Features Open Cluster Searching, Select -- Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Premier, Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Education Research Complete, Film & Television Literature Index, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, Public Affairs Index, and Science Reference Center.

ISI Web of Knowledge, Portal to the Web of Science, Derwent Innovations Index, MEDLINE, Journal Citation Reports, and access to all three-scholar citation indexes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index indexes, and Science Citation Index, can be searched individually or as one unified database.

Opposing Viewpoints  Opposing Viewpoints in Context contains Greenhaven Press, Gale, Macmillan Reference USA™, Charles Scribner’s Sons® and U•X•L titles. This database provides access to primary source articles, reference material, newspapers, statistics, and images covering current political and social issues.

Points of View Reference Center Current events database assists users in researching multiple sides of controversial issues. Points of View may be used as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. 


Ethnic NewsWatch  The Ethnic NewsWatch resource contains newspapers published by and for United States cultural, ethnic, and racial minority groups. This database provides ethnic perspectives on topics of national interest that may vary from mainstream mass media interpretations.

Pop Culture Universe  Database is a diverse interdisciplinary resource covering; arts and visual culture, business and advertising, ethnic and group culture, fashion, and appearance, film, food and drink, literature, music, politics, recreation and leisure, religion and spirituality, sports, television and radio, and technology and media.

JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Database contains resources in the humanities, social sciences, mathematics, music, ecology and botany, business, and other fields. JSTOR collections: Arts & sciences I, II and III, General science, Ecology and botany, Business, Language and literature.

Hathi Trust Digital Library is a preservation and open access service for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources initiative to digitize the record of human knowledge.

Oxford Bibliographies This bibliographic driven database provides access to annotated research guides in African Studies, Childhood Studies, Latino Studies, Music, Public Health and other humanities/social science research areas.

Oxford Reference The prestigious Oxford University Press online reference resource provides access to general reference dictionaries and encyclopedias, language dictionaries and thesauri, quotations and timelines, and subject reference works.