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star Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text
Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text is the definitive index to film and television literature. It is a bibliographic database that provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 300 publications, and selected coverage of 300 more. Full text for over 270 journals is also included. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes film scholars, college students, and general viewers.

star Academic Search Complete 1887 to present
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database containing full text for more than 7,100 publications, including over 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 11,200 journals and other publications including monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

star Readers Guide Abstracts 1890 to present
Provides abstracts and indexing of over 450 general-interest periodicals published in the United States. Abstracts begin in 1983. Updated monthly.

star Film Literature Index 1976 - 2001
The Film Literature Index (FLI) annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the scholarly to the popular. More than 2,000 subject headings provide detailed analysis of the articles.

This database changed it's name to Film & Television Literature Index beginning in 2002.

    MLA International Bibliography 1963 to present
Literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from over 4,000 journals and series published worldwide. Updates ten times per year. Provides citations, abstracts.

    Art and Architecture Complete 1875 to present
A research database for the study of art and architecture. It has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general researchers. This database covers a wide variety of pertinent subjects, including antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and much more. It includes the full text of over 350 periodicals and 220 books as well as indexing for over 800 journals, magazines and trade publications.

    America: History and Life 1964 to present
A complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries. This extensive database covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide. Updated three times per year. Provides citations, abstracts.

Note: Only six users are allowed in this database at a time. If you are not able to access the database, please try again later.

    Art Abstracts 1984 to present
Covers more than 450 international art publications including journals, yearbooks, museum bulletins; and reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Updated monthly. Provides citations and abstracts. For older material see Art Index Retrospective.




    Theatre in Video
Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.

    Current Biography Illustrated 1940 to present
Find information about the people making tomorrow's headlines plus historical figures back to World War II. This resource contains more than 15,000 full text biographies, and more than 9,400 obituaries. In addition, profiles maintained in this database feature more than 19,500 images, and offer the subject's own views, attitudes and commentary as well as the commentaries of other journalists and colleagues. Profiles give users the information they want on celebrities, politicians, business people, writers, actors, sports figures, artists, scientists, and many others.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes the full text of books, encyclopedias and handbooks. Available books cover all subject areas, including art, business, history and medicine.

    Kanopy Video
Kanopy Video provides access to nearly 20,000 online streaming educational videos and feature films. Many subjects covered but particular strengths include race and gender studies, communication, education, sociology, psychology, health sciences, and the arts. Includes films from Criterion, Kino Lorber EDU, First Run Features, California Newsreel, and PBS. Create an account to make custom playlists and video clips.



 
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