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ITC 2010: Narrative, New Media, and Gaming: Home
Welcome to the ITC 2010 course guide. On this page are resource links and search strategies to assist you in completing your annotated bibliography assignment.
The following online resources are available to help you find more information on gaming:
Via APPsearch you can locate books, encyclopedias, news and articles. Find below suggested search terms and strategies.
Search using the name of the game, myth, spirit, or legend.
"yokai watch" Tip: use " " to search this as a phrase
What are the key concepts? Think of synonyms. Search them in combination.
video, online, internet, gaming
spirit, myth, folklore, legend, fable, archetype, Japanese folklore, Chinese folklore
narrative, storytelling, role-playing
Basic Search strategy example.
Advanced Search strategy example. Tip: use OR between synonyms
Subject encyclopedias are a good starting point for researching a topic, especially an unfamiliar topic. The library provides access to many online encyclopedias. The following list of encyclopedias will help you to find background information on mythology, various cultures, and popular culture topics:
Britannica Online® delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. Includes access to the Britannica encyclopedia, atlas, world data, the Classics, biographies, news, multimedia, and more.
You can also use Britannica Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors, and access articles selected by the editors. This provides access to the online academic edition of Britannica. Coverage: 1998-present
Provides full text access to more than 250 reference sources, primarily encyclopedias, covering the arts, business, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, nations, religion, sciences, and social sciences.