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They offer greater detail and insight into research
Peer-reviewed articles are considered more reliable
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DelphiS enables you to find journal articles quickly and easily. For a more focused and in-depth search, these are the key databases we recommend that you use. The complete list of electronic resources can be found in the A-Z resource list of e-resources.
Online catalogue of the American Film Institute which covers nearly 60,000 American feature-length and 17,000 short films. Here you can find detailed information on cast, crew, plot summaries, subjects, genres and historical notes for each film.
Archive of the Art Council's film collection which chronicles over 50 years of British art. A unique record of British and international post-war art, as well as of documentary film-making in the UK which includes material on Francis Bacon, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney and the Young British Artist (YBA) group.
An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to the 21st century. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. Issues have been scanned in high-resolution color, with granular indexing of articles, covers, ads and reviews.
Presents bibliographical information on the contents of some of the key academic and popular film journals. Many of these titles, such as Sight and Sound and Film Quartely, are available in the full text.
A searchable interface to the film script holdings of six Los Angeles-area collections: the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the American Film Institute, the Frances Howard Goldwyn Hollywood Regional Library, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, and the Writers Guild Foundation.
Based at Brandeis University, the Centre's mission is the collection, preservation and exhibition of films with artistic and educational value relevant to the Jewish experience. Includes an A-Z list and availablility.