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(187) Resources In 'Cinema & Media Studies'
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Primary Cinema & Media Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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Film & Television Literature Index
Also Known as: Film and Television Literature Index
Index and abstracts cover film and television literature in all areas of film and television research, covering 410 scholarly journals and industry publications, and selective coverage of 300 other pu...   [more]

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Primary Cinema & Media Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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American History in Video
- from Alexander Street Press
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EBSCO MegaFILE
General, multidisciplinary periodical database, covering all scholarly disciplines, with many general and popular magazines, and news sources. Includes bibliographic citations with indexing and abstra...   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies: mostly 1990s to present.

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FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals
The FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals brings together contributions from experts around the world dedicated to film preservation, cataloging and documentation. The main database, the Intern...   [more]
Holdings: 1972-present. Updated quarterly.

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Film Index International
Index of films and film personalities that is an unmatched reference work for entertainment films and biographical information about directors, producers, actors and more. in collaboration with the Br...   [more]

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Film Literature Index Online
Contains approximately 700,000 citations to articles, film reviews and book reviews on film, tv, and video published between 1976-2001. ...   [more]
Holdings: 1976-2001
Unrestricted Access

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Media History Digital Library
Archive of classic media periodicals covering the histories of cinema, broadcasting and sound, scanned and hosted by the Internet Archive. Features runs of trade papers and fan magazines. Hollywood S...   [more]
Holdings: 1903-1995
Unrestricted Access

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MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
Also Known as: Modern Language Association Bibliography, MLAIB
Covers literature, languages, folklore, and linguistics. Includes English and foreign languages. ...   [more]
Holdings: Covers 1963 to the present. New records are added ten times a year.

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New World Cinema: Independent Features & Shorts, 1990-Present
Also Known as: New World Cinema
- from Alexander Street Press
200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors, and 50+ award-winning shorts. Detailed title-level indexing allows viewers immediately to identify films with social, cultural, or ...   [more]

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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) (NYT & much more)
Also Known as: lexis/nexis, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, LN Academic, LexisNexis Academic, Lexis Nexis Academic
Access to full-text national and international newspapers , including the New York Times, and the Times of London business and accounting information, biographical data, and some selected legal mat...   [more]
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Readers' Guide Retrospective
Also Known as: readers guide, reader's guide, wilson
Provides comprehensive indexing of the popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States, such as Time, Newsweek, New Republic, National Review, ...   [more]

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Silent Film Online
500+ streaming online films which represent the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory, covering silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. Includes wor...   [more]

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Important Cinema & Media Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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AdForum Creative Network
Also Known as: ad forum
Advertising database includes a directory of over 20,000 advertising agencies in a range of specializations, a database of over 150,000 ads, and a directory of advertising awards....   [more]

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Alternative Press Index
Also Known as: Altpress Index
Indexes over 250 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. Includes selected abstracts from research journals. ...   [more]
Holdings: 1991 to present

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American Film Institute Catalog
Also Known as: afi catalog
American film information for the years 1893-1972 produced by the American Film Institute (AFI). The film experts at AFI update and add new records twice yearly and are working on completing their cov...   [more]

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American Film Institute Database
Also Known as: afi
Access available at Annenberg Library only
The premier online resource for members and alumni of the American Film Institute. ...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Art and Architecture Archive
Access to content (page images) of selected architecture, art and design journals from their beginnings to 2005. As of Nov. 2013, 15 titles are available: Apollo, Architects' Journal, Architectural R...   [more]

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Arts & Humanities Citation Index: A&HCI (WOK Web of Science)
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ARTstor
The ARTstor collection includes approximately 500,000 images of works of art, architecture and archaeology along with the necessary software to view the images, create personal groups of images and cr...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    Help - technical help
    Help - general index
    Browse Penn collections in ArtStor
    Search ArtStor

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Communication Source
Also Known as: Communication Abstracts, CMMC, Communication and Mass Media Complete, ComAbs, Communication & Mass Media Complete
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Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
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EUscreen
"The EUscreen project aims to promote the use of television content to explore Europe's rich and diverse cultural history." Its aim is provide unified access to a collection of TV programming, sources...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Film Studies Resources (UC Berkeley)
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Unrestricted Access

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Filmlink.de
"Online-Informationsressourcen der Film- und Fernsehwissenschaft"...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Francis
Also Known as: Bulletin signaletique
Francis covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities and social sciences. It is strong in religion, the history of art, and literature with emphasis on cur...   [more]
Holdings: 1984 to the present. Updated monthly.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    FRANCIS via EBSCOhost (closed file)

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Hollywood, Moral Censorship, and the Motion Picture Production Code, 1927-1968
- from Archives Unbound
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Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
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Unrestricted Access

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March of Time, 1935-1967
Also Known as: The March of Time
- from Alexander Street Press
"With its first appearance on American motion picture screens in February 1935, The March of Time. startled journalists, filmmakers, and audiences alike with its controversial topics and unique approa...   [more]

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Oxford Handbooks Online: Literature
Includes all Oxford handbooks in Literature, searchable online across volumes and topics, both as complete works or as individual chapters. ...   [more]
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Through the Camera Lens: The Moving Picture World and the Silent Cinema Era 1907-1927
- from Archives Unbound
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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Related Cinema & Media Studies Databases & Article Indexes

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ARTbibliographies Modern
Also Known as: ART bibliographies Modern
- from CSA Databases
Indexes material published 1974-present. Art coverage begins with Impressionism in the late nineteenth century and continues up to the most recent works and trends in the twenty-first century. Photog...   [more]
Holdings: 1969-1971 (printed vols. only); 1974-present (online)

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Bibliography of Asian Studies
All subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, South Asia, and Indian Ocean countries....   [more]
Holdings: 1971 to the present.

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Global Books in Print
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Holdings: Updated weekly.
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Handbook of Latin American Studies
Also Known as: HLAS
Bibliography of works on Latin America selected by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. Covers anthropology (including archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnology), ar...   [more]
Holdings: 1935 to the present. Updated monthly.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    rlg interface 03/01/05

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Hispanic American Periodicals Index
Also Known as: HAPI
Subjects covered include anthropology, archaeology, anthropology, banking and finance, business, commerce, drama, drug trade, economic development, environmental issues, ethnography, folklore, geogr...   [more]
Holdings: 1970 to the present. Updated weekly.

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Historical Abstracts
Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada)....   [more]
Holdings: ca. 1974- present. Updated three times a year.

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Periodicals Index Online
Also Known as: PIO,PCI,Periodical Contents Index,Chadwyck PCI,Periodicals Contents Index
Humanities and social sciences. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages. ...   [more]

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Also Known as: Digital Dissertations, Dissertation Abstracts, UMI, DAI, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT), Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext
Indexing (since 1861) and abstracting (since 1980) for doctoral-level dissertations completed at North American universities. Page images or fulltext of all available dissertations - including Penn d...   [more]
Holdings: Indexing 1861-present, abstracts 1980-present, page-image or fulltext PDF for available dissertations dissertations from 1997 to the present.
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Sociological Abstracts
Also Known as: SocAbs soc abs
- from CSA Databases
Covers sociology, case work, demographics, policy studies, political science, family studies, feminist studies, and social security programs....   [more]
Holdings: 1963 to the present. Updated bimonthly.
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Classification Codes (ProQuest LibGuide)

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