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Second Life: Articles

A researcher's guide to the online virtual world of Second Life

News Articles

Nexis Uni
Full text of over 5,000 newspapers, trade publications, legal periodicals, professional journals and news transcripts.

AltPress Watch
(1970+) Full text database of selected independent newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative press. Provides an alternative to mainstream media perspectives on local, national, and international issues.

Campus Research (powered by WestLaw)
Inclues news and information databases, newspapers, newsletters, trade journals, newswires, company information, broadcast transcripts.

NewsBank Newsfile
(1991+) Provides fulltext access to selected articles from over 500 U. S. and Canadian newspapers, wire services, and broadcast news transcripts.

Scholarly Articles


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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
(1975+) Covers a wide range of academic subjects including. Features full text for selected journals, abstracts and indexing for over 3,600 scholarly journals, and coverage of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor.


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CSA Illumina
Use this CSA link to search either multiple social sciences databases or multiple technology databases all at the same time.  

Option 1: Click on Subject Area and choose either Social Sciences or Technology
Option 2: Click on Specific Databases and make your own choices 


Discipline/Database Specific Searching

Anthrosource, developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), is a searchable online journal archive of AAA journals through 2003, with links to archival content at JSTOR. Anthrosource indexes current issues for eleven of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications including.

Communication and Mass Media Complete (EBSCO) (1915+)
Communication & Mass Media Complete incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals to create a research and reference resource in the communication and mass media fields.

(1966+) Premier U.S. database of education literature. Sponsored by the US Department of Education. Includes journal (EJ) and ERIC Document (ED) citations with abstracts; full text of ERIC Documents from 1993 to present.

Sociological Abstracts   (CSA)
(1963+) Covers theoretical & applied sociology, social science, & policy science. Includes sociological aspects of anthropology, gender studies, gerontology, family studies, health, racial interactions, social psychology, social work, urban studies, etc.


Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

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