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Media & Culture

What are the eResources?

Search these eResources (databases) to locate journal articles and other useful material for your studies.

  • Most provide an abstract summarising what the article is about - use this to see if you want to read the full text. 
  • You will get the full text online for most results. If full text is not available, click on 'is it @ solent' icon to check the library catalogue for access via a different source. 
  • If it is not available from another source, use the link on the Library Catalogue to request the article as an Inter Library Loan (please see Inter Library Loans for guidance and allowances)

Some resources in the list will provide access to other content such as standards, ebooks, market research and multimedia resources. 

For TV recordings back to 2008, scroll down to BoB National.

Media industry content

Journal articles

Newspapers & magazines

For a full list of newspaper resources (including access to historical newspapers) please see the A-Z list of news resources.

TV & radio programmes

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a search engine that allows you to search for more academic content on the web.  You can use it to track down journal articles, book details and more.  You can set it up to show you which results you can access via a Solent University library subscription.
 

Link to full text content from Solent University Library
This will tell you if the Library has a copy of the article for you to read or not.  To set this up on your device:

  • In Scholar, click on the icon in the top left corner:  menu icon
  • Select Settings and then select 'Library Links'.  Enter 'Solent' in the search box then select Solent University - Is it @ Solent and Save. 
  • Any results available via Solent will now show this link to give you access: ​​is it @solent icon
  • OFF CAMPUS: You must check the access information for each article via the Is It @ Solent screens and login to view. 
     

Send reference details to RefWorks

Set up a link to 'Import into RefWorks' for each result in your list.  To set this up, go into the menu icon menu, select Settings and in the 'Bibliography Manager' section, select RefWorks and save.
 

Basic and Advanced search
Enter your search terms into the Basic search box.  If you want more control over your search, you can access the Advanced search via the menu icon icon.

 

Results list
Your results list will include a number of options for each result where you can view other items that might be of interest, mark the item to read later and send the reference to RefWorks etc.

import to refworks button on ribbon in word.

  • Select the 'star' save icon to add the article to your 'My library'.
  • Cited by: links you to other resources which have referenced (cited) that document.
  • Related articles: see a list of other articles you may be interested in.
  • Import into RefWorks: send the reference details into RefWorks (or use the option under the speach marks icon  to send to RefWorks).
     

My Library
Sign in and access articles you have saved.  Save articles by clicking on the star icon beside it in the results list.