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Other Media as a Source
Documentaries, newscasts, podcasts, spoken word recordings, and other media can be rich sources of information.
Always check with your professor when in doubt about the types of sources you may use.
When you want to use the research databases or electronic book collections from an off-campus location, you will be asked to:
- Enter your name
- Enter your CSU student number
- Enter your Library PIN
Find Videos and Multi-Media with Scholar Catalog
SCHOLAR is the Michael Schwartz Library's online catalog.
Scholar online catalog is not just for locating books. A library catalog is a descriptive list of ALL items that are owned by a particular library. Library catalogs are electronic information databases accessed by computer and called "online catalogs."
SCHOLAR is accessible from every Library web page. Just look for the label "Catalog."
Using the Advanced Scholar Search is the quickest way to locate video, music, audio recordings, or other specific formats
- Enter terms into the search boxes and then search by keyword (any field), title, author or subject.
- Use the drop down menu by Material Type to select the format (i.e. film/video, music record, e-book) you desire.
- Select "Search" to generate your result list.
- You may also use OhioLINK's Advanced Search to locate materials in a variety of formats.
The following databases provide access to images, sounds, videos, and podcasts.
The academic side of iTunes includes lectures, slide shows, books, films, etc. from leading museums, universities and colleges around the world. Access through iTunes software or with iTunes U app.
New York Times Podcasts
Wide variety of topics ranging from news, technology, business and science to arts, music, and books.
NPR Podcast Directory
Searchable list of National Public Radio podcasts.