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EADP 2700: Images of Disaster in Film and Media: Introduction

A class page of library resources for assignments in the course, Images of Disaster in Film and Media

Welcome!

Volcano IcelandThis is the class page for EADP 2700: Images of Disaster in Film and Media. Explore the tabs on this page to find useful library resources that will give you authoritative and helpful information for your class assignments.

For help using the resources in this guide or questions about library research, please contact the Emergency Management and Disaster Science Subject Librarian.

Sources for Your Assignments

Explore the four tabs on this page to find reliable sources for your Group Project and the extra credit assignment, News Media Article Perpetuating Myths.

1. Reference Sources -  these are encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and other reference e-books that will help you find background information about the disaster you choose for the Group Project. The reference works are located in electronic collections and reference sections at the libraries.

2. Books - these are print and electronic books that will give you broad coverage on your Group Project topic, with the most current information being two to three years old. You can identify them using the UNT Library Catalog

3. Journal Articles - these are print and electronic articles that you can locate with the Libraries databases; they contain the most current information on your Group Project topic, but will have a specific focus.

4. Newspaper Articles - the Libraries have online newspapers that you can search to locate news articles about disasters for the extra credit assignment.

The Towering Inferno, 1974

Towering Inferno

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