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FYS: Children, Adolescents and the Media: Finding Articles and Books

Search the Pepperdine Libraries Catalog

Search the Pepperdine University Libraries Catalog for books, ebooks, DVDs, journals, and more

The Big Bang Theory

Databases to search for information on the Prime Time TV Family

Group Assignment: The Best Journal Article

Group Assignment: The Best Journal Article

In your groups, search the database assigned to you for the best journal article for your topic. When you’re finished, please elect one person to demonstrate what you found on the big screen.


Body Image - Online catalog

Portrayals of drugs & alcohol & choices by teenagers - Academic Search Complete

Advertising - Communication and Mass Media Complete

The effect of advertising on the childhood obesity crisis - Sage Journals Online

How what you see on TV influences relationships between children and parents - Google Scholar

How the scary content of TV programs affects children - Academic Search Complete

  1. Search for the best article on your topic, using the search strategies demonstrated in class.
  2. For the search that led to the article, write down the key words and limiters you used, so you can demonstrate your search for the class.
  3. Read the article abstract, and then write a one-sentence summary of the article to share with the class.