Researcher Services Librarian
by David Michalski – March 25, 2020
This subject guide for Cultural Studies and American Studies highlights key resources for the discovery of research literature in cultural studies and related fields. If you have questions about the use of these databases, research in cultural studies or social sciences or if you need support with social sciences data, I am happy to help, or get you in contact with those who can. Feel free to contact me via email, firstname.lastname@example.org or make an appointment https://calendly.com/michalski-1/research-librarian-consultation.
This catalog allows one to search and explore the UC Davis Library collections. It contains records describing our extensive print and electronic holdings, and can be used (in Browse mode) as an inventory list of what we own or to what we provide access. Note: While our Journal collection is listed here, the articles in our journals are not listed.
Project Muse provides full text access to hundreds of journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and mathematics. It is useful for searching interdisciplinary cultural studies topics. Its full-text search engine permits finer-grained searching than any other index for these journals. Coverage varies by journal.
JSTOR provides Full-Text access to back files of hundreds important scholarly journals in nearly 50 disciplines spanning the arts, humanities, social sciences and the sciences. Current issues are now included for selected titles. Holdings vary by journal. JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization established with the assistance of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Search interface to the fulltext of journals published by Sage, and subscribed to by the University Library, UC Davis. Contains over 400 titles. Particularly strong in the social sciences, (including cultural studies and management) material sciences, and health sciences. Database can be subdivided by subject “collection”. Coverage varies by title.
Advanced search interface for nearly 1000 online journals published with the Routledge, Taylor & Francis, and Psychology Press imprints. Browse list of titles available. Disciplinary scope and coverage vary.