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Digital Media

Resources for BA Digital Media

Getting Started

Not sure where to start?

Have a look at our How To... page for our three part tutorial on conducting library research. The Starting Your Research in Media and Communications tutorial (Part 2) has examples of searches related to education, media, linguistics and film, but the advice is relevant for all subjects.

You will also find guidance on searching Library databases, from some of our database providers.

 

Essential Resources

Current newspapers and magazines

You can access thousands of current titles via the following Roehampton subscriptions:

Newspaper and magazine archives

Library subscriptions: free with your Roehampton login. 

Search these databases to find journal articles, book chapters and other research papers in your subject. Most provide the full PDF text, but sometimes there may be just brief details (citation and abstract) of the articles. Click on Search for FullText@Roehampton to see if you can access the full text via our subscriptions;  if not, you can usually order it free via Interlibrary Loan.  

Open Access resources 

Free to all on the web, but rigorously checked for academic integrity, so you can trust the content. For more open access journals, see the Computing and Digital Arts section of our School of Arts Open Access guide.

University subscriptions - free with your Roehampton login

Free online sources for images and sound 

Free Digital Media resources on the web

Gaming

Organisations

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