This guide provides you with resources to do research in film, television, and media studies. You can find scholarly articles and reviews in the databases listed below. Books, videos, and web resources are on the following pages. If you're new to research, click on the "Research Help" tab on the left.
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Film and television books, articles, reviews, essays, and more.
Film & Television Literature Index is a bibliographic database that provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 300 publications, and selected coverage of 300 more. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes film scholars, college students, and general viewers.
Full text coverage of communication and mass media and related fields.
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides citation coverage in areas related to communication and mass media. This database originated with merging of two databases, CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index. In addition, Communication & Mass Media Complete offers full text for over 200 titles.
Database for international languages, literature, linguistics, media studies and more.
MLA International Bibliography covers international scholarly materials on language, literature, linguistics, and folklore, with coverage since 1963. This database includes citations from over 3,000 journals and series published worldwide, as well as monographs, working papers and conference proceedings. There is no geographical limitation to coverage; the Bibliography represents all national literatures.
Digitized back issues of scholarly journals with a rolling date of five years ago. Covers a wide variety of disciplines. A portion of this resource was acquired with funding from the Library/IT Assessment.
Collections of back issues of scholarly journals in the following disciplines: arts and sciences, business, ecology and botany, and general science.
Journals in literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
Project MUSE® offers more than 200 quality journal titles from some 30 scholarly publishers. It covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
Abstracts covering diverse subject areas of the humanities. Find articles, reviews, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, and original works of fiction. Access limited to 8 simultaneous users.
This database contains abstracts covering diverse subject areas of the humanities. The abstracts feature articles, book reviews, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction (including dramas and poems), and reviews of plays and television and radio programs. Includes English and non-English records.
Featuring full-text articles plus abstracting and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, Art Full Text is an unmatched resource for art information. Art Index Retrospective adds indexed content from 1929-1984 covering fine, decorative, and commercial art.
The database covers fine, decorative, and commercial art as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture, and much more. In recent years, its coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian, and non-Western art has expanded greatly, along with its material on new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism.
Art Index Retrospective covers nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.