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Graphic Novels and Comic Books: How to Search for Sources
A guide to finding graphic literature at TCTC, using graphic literature as sources for academic papers, and learning more about how to draw graphic literature.
For help with every step of the research process, from choosing a topic and developing research questions to finding and evaluating sources and writing up your paper with proper citations, see this helpful guide!
Full-text literary database covering all genres and time-frames. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems. Also includes the Masterplots series and "Critical Insights" volumes.
A broad subject database which includes peer-reviewed journals, magazines, reference sets and podcasts covering the areas of criminal justice, history, economics, marketing, and psychology. Also includes podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
A general database covering aspects of modern life including arts, business, computers, education, health/medicine, history, literature, news, pop culture, religion, science, and more. Provides full text, indexing and abstracts for a broad selection of periodicals.
A full-text database for theology and philosophy research. It includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.
Graphic literature appears in many different formats and styles, often with multiple authors and titles, which can lead to confusion when it comes time to cite your sources. Here is a guide to comic art citation written by Allen Ellis of Northern Kentucky University.