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Answered By: BethMarie Gooding
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2016     Views: 98

To write about the history of multimedia, you'll need to synthesize (mashup) information from various sources.

Begin by reading overview articles.  Also, think about what you know about various types of multimedia over history.  (micro-computers, smartphones, gaming, digital design, tablets, etc.)

Search with keywords such as multimedia, history, trends. 

Places to look within our online library include:

Electronic Books:

Databases, which contain articles:

Academic Search Complete via EBSCO    Includes articles from all subject areas gathered from more than 11,000 magazines, journals, books and reports. Subjects include astronomy, multicultural studies, humanities, geography, history, law, pharmaceutical sciences, women's studies, and more. Coverage from 1887 to present.

Computers and Applied Sciences Complete via EBSCO    Covers computer engineering, computer theory and systems, research and development, and the social and professional implications of new technologies. Articles come from more than 1900 academic journals, trade magazines, and professional publications.

ProQuest (PQ Central+)    Includes the disciplines of technology and design, justice studies, business, and allied health. Gives access to Hoovers' business content, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

Technology and Design via ProQuest    Includes computing, telecommunications, art, science, and design databases from ProQues