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Use the Find Databases tool > Communiction > Writing and Cultural Studies for a full listing of databases on Cultural Studies.
- Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
A really versatile database that is strong on cultural studies topics. Returns a whopping 10,000 hits for the keyword search 'Culture AND writing'. Results are easily drilled into via the subject headings on the left of screen. Has a 'restrict to scholarly' search feature. This is an EBSCO database and can be searched alongside Art Full Text. Just click the 'change databases' link near the search box to add EBSCO databases to your original selection.
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- Art full text (H.W. Wilson) (EBSCO)
Covers major art fields including writing. Much smaller results than Academic Search Complete but can be searched simultaneously with it. Just click the 'change databases' link near the search box to add EBSCO databases to your original selection.
AustLit, the Australian Literature Gateway provides information on thousands of creative and critical Australian literature works. Indispensable if you are researching an Australian author.
- Expanded Academic
Multidisciplinary database that is very good at social sciences, less so the arts. Contains journal titles like Women: A cultural review, American Political Science Review, Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology and of course many more.
- Informit Complete
More than 80 Australian databases, comprising full text, index only and e-press resources. Contains AUSTLIT and other complementary databases all searchable in the one interface.
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Multidisciplinary full text database of journals. Good historical archives, and all full text. Hits 24,000 times for the phrase 'cultural studies'. Contains journal titles like Sociological Forum, The French Review, Social Text and many more.
- Project MUSE
Project MUSE provides online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals. All full text, and a nice complement to JSTOR for cultural and writing research.
- American Film Scripts Online
The scripts of feature films chosen by criteria such as the film or screenplay winning a major award ; the film was critically acclaimed ; the
screenplay has historical or sociological significance ; it is part of the genres such as Film noir, Silent movies of the 1920's or a work by a key writer
like Paul Schrader.