Film and Television Index w/ Full Text contains scholarly, popular and trade articles on a variety of topics, including film and television theory, preservation and restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Coverage: 1914 - Present. Updated: Regularly
Communication & Mass Media Complete contains scholarly and popular articles on various aspects of communication, mass media, and other closely related fields of study, including film and television. Coverage: 1915 - present. Updated: Regularly.
JSTOR archives images and full text of scholarly journals. Subscription includes: Life Sciences Collection (which includes Biological Science, Ecology & Botany and Health & General Sciences), Arts and Sciences Collections I through XII (which includes many disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences including: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architectural History, Area Studies, Art & Art History, Asian Studies, Business, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, Education, Feminist & Women’s Studies, Film Studies, History, Language & Literature, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Religion, and Technology.) and many individual journal titles. Updated: Continually.
Humanities Full Text contains full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Also includes: feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more. Coverage: 1984 - Present. Updated: Daily.
Pop Culture Universe is a digital library including information on American and world popular culture, past and present, including entries on: new technology, internet memes and chatspeak, movies, TV, radio, music, comics and graphic novels, sports and pastimes, fads, fashion, and fast food. Contains images. Updated: Regularly.
Tips & Tricks
Tips & Tricks
When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example:
basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search
for a phrase.
Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this:
(broadcast OR cable OR satellite) AND (television OR tv)