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Advanced Writing in the Disciplines (AWD) : 3314 (Arts, Media, and Design)
A guide to online and print resources for Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
Welcome to the Library's course page for Advanced Writing in the Arts, Media, and Design!
In this guide, you can find the resources, tutorials, and librarians that can guide you as you develop as a writer and communicator in this course. Many of these resources can be used to research your topic or to find examples of writing in your field.
Get started with Scholar OneSearch
Scholar OneSearch can be a great place to start your research. Search results include books (both electronic and print), articles, videos, data sets, and more. Here are some tips on how to use it most effectively.
Search within the below resources to research a topic, as well as to locate examples of writing in your field from a variety of publication types and formats. This can include scholarly or peer-reviewed articles from academic journals, articles from magazines or newspapers, exhibit or book reviews, and more.
A multidisciplinary database featuring scholarly articles and books from the art, humanities, social sciences, and other disciplines. Use the Advanced Search option to focus your search in journals for architecture, art, communication studies, film, journalism, music or the performing arts.
Most journals include extended historic backfiles and not current issues. Arts and Sciences collections 1 thru XV are available, plus the Life Sciences collection, and Business III.
The Northeastern Library also purchases individual e-book titles from JSTOR. The books are available chapter-by-chapter as PDFs.
Arts and Sciences IV content is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.
This architecture-focused database is a great place for researching buildings and architects. It also offers examples of writing from academic journal articles, magazine articles, exhibition reviews and published interviews.
E-books and other digital materials from the arts, design, theory, and architecture fields. Includes examples of artists’ e-books, zines, screenplays, pamphlets, podcasts, filmed lectures, typefaces, and more. Some items require registration (free) to view.