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Covers film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews and more.

Complete full-text backfiles (excluding latest 2-5 years) for more than 1,000 scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Now includes current coverage for several hundred titles, with new additions every year.

1919 to present

Extensive index to literature, language, linguistics and folklore in journal articles, books, dissertations, proceedings, and more. From the Modern Language Association of America.

Current issues

Full text of 400+ scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics.

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1965 to present

Full text for 4,500+ scholarly publications in the social sciences, humanities, arts, and sciences.

1975 to present

Bibliographic and citation information for journal articles from over 1,700 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals.

1985 to present

Indexes essays and articles from the U.S., Great Britain, and Canada, ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.

1966 to present

Lists articles on films and film studies, plus information on silent films; film archives, libraries & educational institutions; and on FIAF books, pamphlets, programs & other materials.

Produced by the British Film Institute. In-depth indexing of thousands of films, from the silent era to current films; biographical information; coverage of international film awards & prizes; searchable plot summaries plus full cast & crew lists.

Citations and abstracts for articles, essays, and original works (poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations) from books and journals.

Articles from both scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals, plus biographical profiles, conference papers, obituaries, interviews, discographies, reviews and more.

1890-1983

Comprehensive index to popular general-interest periodicals, reflecting the history of 20th century America.

Film Reviews

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Covers a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. Includes federal and state laws and cases.

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Current and archived news content including local, state, national and international newspapers, broadcast transcripts, news wires, news blogs, video, etc.

1881-1987

Full text, including images of the Los Angeles Daily Times (1881-1886) and the Los Angeles Times (1886-1986).

1851 - 2009

Full text, including images, of the New York Times up to 2007.