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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 MCL 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

Search these specialist databases to find journal articles, book chapters and other academic 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 the Full Text Finder button to see if  you can access the full text via our ejournals;  if not, you can order it free via Interlibrary Loan.  

Library subscriptions - free with your Roehampton login:

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.

Current newspapers and magazines

Newspaper and magazine archives

University subscriptions - free with your Roehampton login

Free sound resources on the web

Free Digital Media resources on the web


Data Visualisation


UR Library Search and FAQs