Answered By: Chris Clouser
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2015     Views: 87

For finding books on your topic, I would suggest using the PILOT online catalog (go to the Library Home Page -- www.iup.edu/library -- and click on "Online Catalog") and use the "Subject Heading" option with the following heading: motion "pictures psychological aspects". Then you will need to find some of those books and look at the index or table of contents to see if they discuss your subject. In the online catalog, your search has to be very broad. The subjects in the catalog have to describe the whole book, so they tend to be very general. You may find some material in books, but I think you will find much more information in periodical articles. I would suggest using some of the databases provided by the Library. To find these databases, go to the Library Home Page (www.iup.edu/library)and click on "Article Database". This will give you an alphabetic list of all the databases available from IUP. Just select the one you want to search. I would suggest using the following: PsycInfo, PsycArticles, Psychology & Behavioral Science Collection, SocINDEX, and Sociological Collection. You can also use some of the general databases. They will also have information on your topic. Try Academic Search Complete, InfoTrac OneFile, and Wilson OmniFile.

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