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MSA: Media and Culture: Recommended Resources

A starting point for the Missouri Scholars Academy class "Through Whose Eyes Do You See: How the Media Impacts Our Views of Different Cultures"

ARTICLES

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

BOOKS

For groups with a well-known name, try a SUBJECT search in the MERLIN catalog first:

  • Rastafarians
  • Baptists
  • Native Americans

For groups unlikely to have a subject heading, try a KEYWORD search in the MERLIN catalog:

  • nascar and (cultur* or subcultur*)
  • tattoo* and (cultur* or subcultur*)
  • dungeons and dragons and (cultur* or subcultur*)
  • "christian rock" and (cultur* or subcultur*)

Video showing how to locate books by call number in Ellis Library

DOCUMENTARIES

SELECT ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Other Subcultures