Gale Virtual Reference Library now includes the 2013 edition of the St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. Three hundred new topics have been added to the 3000+ entries that make up the encyclopedia.
Find essays on such recent phenomena as Miley Cyrus, the Dark Knight, Leonardo di Caprio, the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, Jennifer Lopez, reality television, Real Housewives, Twilight, and hoodies, or historic topics such as Twister, Ed Sullivan, John Barrymore, the Katzenjammer Kids, charm bracelets, and Bazooka Joe. Photos are included, and each essay can be viewed as text or pdf.
The old edition will be removed from the collection.
The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) includes access to this and many other titles from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.