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FG206/ES20/FM200 Critical Media Studies: Find Books

Books on Critical Media @Tutt Library

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg provides access to electronic texts of many works that are in the public domain.  You may find the Sociology Bookshelf of interest, as it includes books from earlier centuries on family, marriage, women, child study, contraception and sterilisation, etc.  For example, from the category "Life Stages," a book by Edith Belle Lowry: Confidences Talks With a Young Girl Concerning Herself BookIcon.png

Other Libraries

Selected Books of Interest on Female/Feminine Image @ Tutt Library

Google Books and Other Ebook Sources

Google is not the only wholesale digitization effort going on. Microsoft, Yahoo, and numerous university presses and other publishers teamed up in Fall 2005 to form the Open Content Alliance (OCA; The OCA intends to build a multilingual and multimedia collection. OCA books will in the future be accessible directly through the OCA website and indexed through Yahoo, but are best browed or searched at present through the "texts" section of the Internet Archive site at

There are also projects that attempt to index available e-books. The Digital Book Index (DBI) at has kept up reasonably well with existing projects, and the Online Books Page ( links to 25,000 free e-books, but these figures will be dwarfed by the Google and OCA projects.

Use Tiger to find books & more at Colorado College

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Tiger, the CC library catalog, will tell you what we own (books, DVDs, CDs, etc.) or subscribe to (journals, databases, etc.) at Colorado College. It will not help you find articles in journals.

Use Prospector to request books & more from across Colorado

If you can't find a book, DVD, CD, or other item you need in Tiger, you can use Prospector to search libraries across Colorado and then request that they be sent to the Tutt Library circulation desk for you to check out here.

Find These Books on Women & Gender in Media @ Tutt Library

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