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Cinema and Photography Research Guide   Tags: cinema, cinema and photography, cp, mcma, media, photography  

A guide to research in Cinema and Photography.
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Key Databases

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete  
    Includes the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study.
  • Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text  
    Intended for use by both film scholars and the general public, so its indexing includes academic journals such as Journal of Film & Video as well as magazines such as Variety.
  • Film Literature Index (1976-2001)
    The Film Literature Index annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the scholarly and critical to the popular.
  • MLA International Bibliography  
    Detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations by the Modern Language Association and contains over 1.7 million citations.
  • ARTstor  
    Digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes
  • Kanopy Streaming Videos  
    A streaming video resource with a collection of over 26,000 documentary and narrative films from producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, HBO, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, and First Run Features.

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  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index  
    "Journal article citations and article references."
  • JSTOR  
    "A database of full text non-current scholarly journals."
  • Project Muse  
    Worldwide networked access to the full text of all Johns Hopkins University Press' scholarly journals covering such disciplines as psychology, classics, cinema, medicine, literature, history, and more.
  • Filmakers library Online  
    Collection of documentaries with on race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, arts, literature, and more.

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Image Databases

  • ARTstor  
    Digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images.
  • CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)  
    Online collection documenting works of art from the collections of prominent museums from prehistoric to contemporary times.
  • Saskia Digital Image Archive  
    Contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections.

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    If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
  • WorldCat  
    Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.

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