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HNRS 305U: Power of Storytelling

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Library Resources for Storytelling Research

The following databases are great places to generate ideas for topics.  Narrative theory and/or storytelling research have been applied to nearly every area of interest - so find topics of particular interest to you and then begin searching for scholarly research on narrative and storytelling related to those topics. 

In the following databases look for tabs for "Special Topics,"  "Topic Browser," "Hot Topics," etcetera to consider topics to research, and get initial resources and references:

Search in WSU Libraries' ONLINE CATALOG or the discovery tool SMARTSEARCH for more items about Storytelling or Narrative and the brain.  [Note that you can filter by e-books in both the catalog and SmartSearch for resources available electronically]

Use search terms like: storytelling OR narrative OR story telling AND brain OR neuroscience OR cognition OR cognitive science - to find places to start evaluating scholarly materials.  Add subjects like political science or history or business or marketing or sociology or philosophy, etc. to focus on the perspectives you're most interested in!

 

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Search in WSU Libraries' ELECTRONIC DATABASES (select databases by subject of interest) or query the discovery tool SMARTSEARCH for scholarly articles about Storytelling or Narrative and the brain.

Use search terms like: storytelling OR narrative OR story telling AND brain OR neuroscience OR cognition OR cognitive science - to find places to start evaluating scholarly materials.  Add subjects like political science or history or business or marketing or sociology or philosophy, etc. to focus on the perspectives you're most interested in!

Below are some key interdisciplinary databases to search for scholarly articles on your topics:

Search WSU Libraries' ONLINE CATALOG or STREAMING MEDIA DATABASES to find interviews, documentaries, movies and more related to storytelling and the human!

Below are some key media databases to search... and some examples from our collections!

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