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These research guides are the best place to start your research in any discipline. Find relevant databases, general tips about the research process, and citation help.
Recommended Resources for Your Assignment
Your specific topic might require additional resources that you can find using Library Search, linked above.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database
Multidisciplinary information resource designed specifically for the performing arts. It provides indexing, abstracts and selected full text for a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry.
Film & Television Literature Index
Comprehensive bibliographic database covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.
Psychology of Humor: An Integrative Approach
Reviews the literature, integrating research from across subdisciplines in psychology, as well as related fields such as anthropology, biology, computer science, linguistics, sociology, and more.
Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Comedy
Rather than taking each play in isolation, the chapters trace recurring issues, suggesting both the continuity and the variety of Shakespeare's practice and the creative use he made of the conventions he inherited.
Bloom's Literary Themes: Dark Humor
Black humor seeks to create humor through the use of satirical wit and grotesque situations. Use of this theme can be found many literary works, as examined by this new volume.
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Library Search Help
Information on the best way to use Library Search to find articles, books, films, and journals.
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RefWorks is an easy tool that helps you gather citations directory from library databases and then creates in-text citations and works cited directly in your paper. The Google Docs add on is the easiest to use. This guide links you to RefWorks and teaches you how to use it.