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Stony Brook University

WRT 302: New Media, Gaming & Social Networking: Articles

resources and research tips for social networking, gaming, visual rhetoric, and new media

Off-Campus Access

Use your NetID and password to access library resources when off-campus.

Databases for News Articles

Google Scholar

A Google tool that limits your search to scholarly, academic or peer-reviewed articles.

For maximum benefit:

  • Click on Scholar Preferences
  • Type "Stony Brook" in the Library Links section search box
  • Check the box next to Stony Brook University - SUNY - Fulltext @ Stony Brook

Note: Google Scholar does NOT search all our databases.

Google Scholar Search

Databases for Scholarly Research

Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed Articles


Many databases provide filters to limit your results to only scholarly articles. These filters may be refereed to as Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed or Refereed Articles. Instructors at the university are often expecting you to use these types of resources for your assignments.