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Selected Books of Interest

Finding Books and Articles

Use the following online catalogs to find books, films, microforms, maps, and other resources on your topic:

Selected subject headings:

  • Digital media
  • Digital communications
  • Digital techniques
  • New media art
  • Mass media and language
  • Social media
  • Social networks
  • Human-computer interaction
  •  Computer games -- Social aspects
  • Technological innovations

To find articles relevant to your research, use the following online indexes:

Article Linker - find out how to locate full text articles retrieved from online databases that have this icon

Identifying scholarly journals vs. popular and trade magazines

Selected Online Resources

  • Digital Commons at UMaine
    • "provides access to the scholarly, educational, and creative works of the University of Maine community"
    • you too can deposit your work in UMaine's institutional repository and increase its visibility!
  • New Media Department at UMaine
    • "offers an interdisciplinary course of study in the systems, technologies, history, design, and theory of information...  prepares students to be technologically capable, articulate thinkers, and creative media professionals."
  • Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (George Mason University)
    • "CHNM uses digital media and technology to preserve and present history online, transform scholarship across the humanities, and advance historical education and understanding."
    • The Center shares online teaching tools and freely available digital research tools (e.g., Zotero, Omeka).
  • Berkeley Center for New Media
    • "Our mission is to critically analyze and help shape developments in new media from cross-disciplinary and global perspectives that emphasize humanities and public interest."


RefWorks is a citation management tool that allows you to

  • Manage multiple research projects in one location
  • Insert citations in your paper (including in-text citations and footnotes)
  • Create a bibliography (i.e., list of references) in your preferred citation style

Where to go for assistance

  • Don't hesitate to contact your subject librarian, Jen Bonnet.
  • To contact our other reference librarians with questions, you can use our Ask a Librarian service.

Revised by: Jen Bonnet | Revised: 06/23/2014
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