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New Media

Welcome! This guide will help you navigate the resources on topics related to New Media and Media Arts.

Journal Databases

Databases are searchable collections of articles from a variety of journals, usually related to a specific topic or subject area. You can also find articles through "Search Everything" on the Library's homepage, but the databases listed below are ones that may provide higher relevancy to New Media topics.


You can also browse and search individual journals. This is a great way to keep up with the most recent articles, or discover what topics are curerently being explored in a certain discipline.

News Sources

Newspapers can provide access to information about exhibitions, contemporary reviews and critiques of exhibitions, films, and books, and interviews with artists, curators, and directors. 


For background information on your subject, you can consult reference materials (eg dictionaries, directories, handbooks), usually located on the 2nd Floor, Reference, or electronically available on the web. Check the Library catalogue for both print and on-line resources or the "Reference Shelf" from the Library Homepage. Some useful reference resources related to New Media are: