Conducting Rhetoric and Composition Research at USF
This guide highlights the resources available at the University of South Florida's Tampa Library for the advanced study of rhetoric and composition.
While many projects benefit from in-depth research in specific journals, database aggregators provide the best means to search across journals efficiently and effectively. Don't write the MLA International Bibliography off as a literature-only resource; it actually indexes many rhetoric and composition journals.
Arts, humanities, and sciences database providing some full text access to journals, books, and primary source materials. Select coverage from 17th century to present. May not include most recent years.
Journals and reference works in the arts, sciences, business, and medicine. Some full-text available.
Articles from Interdisciplinary Resources
When conducting rhetoric research, it is also important to consider resources from allied fields, such as education, cultural studies, technology, and political science. These resources will get you started: