Neither Here Nor There: The Rhetoric of Ambiguity

Spg 2012


Rose Harrington

Reference Librarian

Information Center


Getting Started

  1. Use Reference Sources to jumpstart your research, to get ideas, search terms, context, and more.
  2. Find Books, Journal Titles and Media in Stanford's Online Catalog, SearchWorks.
  3. Find Articles in Selected Databases.
    Note: Stanford subscribes to over 1000 Databases that index articles and books on various topics. Since there are so many databases we recommend a select subset of databases which will give you access to articles in a wide variety of subject areas.

  4. Find Resources on your Course Theme. Click the link(s) below.

Identity Resources

Selected Reference Resources

Sample Searchworks Subject Searches

Additional Databases

  • ComAbstracts: Database contains abstracts of articles published in the primary professional literature of the communications field.
  • Communication studies: Searchable full-text of 16 journals on Journalism, Public Opinion, Political Communication, Mass Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Cultural Studies / Intercultural Communication, Television / Film Studies, Media Studies, Business Communication, Organizational / Management Communication, Written Communication, Rhetoric, and Literacy Studies.
  • Sociology: Searchable full-text of 28 journals on consumer culture and various aspects of sociology.
  • JSTOR: Searchable full-text interdisciplinary scholarly journals.
  • Project Muse: Searchable full-text scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Selected Website(s)

  • Society for New Communications Research: "The Society for New Communications Research is a global nonprofit 501(c)(3) think tank dedicated to the advanced study of the latest developments in new media and communications, and their effect on traditional media and business models, communications, culture and society."