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MCOM 486 Research Guide


This guide offers library research and citation tools for the course Mass Communications 486. Here you will find:

  • The portal to the Ort Library's discover tool OneSearch
  • Access to library research databases recommended for MCOM 486
  • Links to helpful guides for citing in MLA style

One of the best places to start research is OneSearch, the library's discovery tool which retrieves search results from library catalogs and research article databases for you to discover and access...

Discover Library & Scholarly Resources with OneSearch

Got Access?

Access to the full text articles in OneSearch  or in the FSU Library Databases requires login off campus with your 14-digit barcode number printed on front of your ID card.

If you don't have your ID card handy, you can obtain your barcode number from your PAWS account: Go to Self-Service, click on Student Center, and scroll down to Other Areas to obtain your library barcode information.

More information here.

Request Books from other University System of Maryland Libraries

As students enrolled at  Frostburg State University, you have statewide University System of Maryland borrowing priveleges for borrowing library books! Choose Frostburg State University as your delivery location,

By the way, this does not work for journal articles. Use Interlibrary Loan for that (see "Interlibrary Loan" tab in this guide).