Comparative Studies 4990 Senior Seminar

This guide contains recommended resources for doing course research.


Welcome to the Comparative Studies 4990 Research Site, your information gateway for research, teaching, and learning. Feel free to contact me for your research and classroom needs.

                                                                        Leta Hendricks

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The Alexander Street Press digital media materials (text, audio, image, video) are indexed to reflect important search elements of the subject’s collection, allowing for both general searching and advanced, in-depth searching of specific subjects. These multi-layered database utilities include custom clip making, playlist tools, and course pack compatibility.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive  Show business database contains primary resources covering broadcasting, cinema, film, music, radio, stage, television and theatre.  Periodical titles include: Beat, Billboard, Box Office, Melody Maker, Reggae Beat and African Beat, The Stage, Uncut, and Variety.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database   Periodical database provides access to articles about dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and other areas of the entertainment industry.


Mass Media Resources

Access World News: Research Collection  database provides access to newspapers, magazines, broadcast transcripts, newswires and journalist-written blogs from Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, and Australia.  Log into NewsBank and create an account to save your search history, save articles, save searches, set up alerts to receive the latest news from your newspapers of choice.

Factiva  news and information database on companies, industries, and financial markets.  Factiva, produced by Dow Jones, content includes news in English and non-English languages from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and social media.

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

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University Libraries ​LibGuides are research guides that provide research help, subject assistance, and information resources, about a particular subject or course of study.

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Music & Dance Library


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