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A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
A bibliography of scholarship in literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4400 journals and series and 1000 book publishers. About 75% are language and literature journal articles.
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Shelf Location: REF PN 2286 .O88 2003
A comprehensive index to biographical sources. One simultaneous user.
Shelf Location: REF PN 2208 .W52 1981-2008.
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.5 .I8 E63 2003
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.5 .E8 E53 1995
Try a search for such terms as: film and television, historic development and film, propaganda films, documentary films, theatrical films, cartoons and animated films.
Shelf Location: REF PN 1995.9 .D6 E53 2006 (3 vols.)
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.45 .K34 1994
Shelf Location: REF PN 1995.9 .F54 S685
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.5 .F7 O83 2007
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.5 .I88 M56 2008
Shelf Location: REF PN 1997.8 .I58 2000 (5 vols.)
Volume 1: Films
Volume 2: Directors/Filmmakers
Volume 3: Actors and Actresses
Volume 4: Writers and Production Artists
Volume 5: Title Index
Search for terms such as: cinema, film music, sanskrit theatre
Try a search for "popular cinema"
Shelf Location: REF PN 1998.2 .R66 2007
Shelf Location: General PN 1993.5 .A75 A85 2005
Shelf Location: General PN 1995.9 .H55 B45 1997
Shelf Location: General PN 1995.9 .F54 K427 2008
Shelf Location: General GN 347 .B37 1997
Shelf Location: REF PN 1994 .E56 2006
Shelf Location: General PN 1993.5 .I88 C45 2007
Shelf Location: General PN 1998 .V47 2007
Shelf Location: REF PN 1997.85 .l35 1986
ebrary's Academic Complete is a growing ebook collection offering online, full-text access to over 70,000 titles in all academic subject areas.
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.92 .O82 2003
Shelf Location: General PN 1993.5 .G7 B66 2009
Shelf Location: Ref PN1995 F55
This annual reprints reviews "of full-length films released in major markets in the United States during the course of the year." - Pref. The reviews are arranged by title of film and taken from magazines, journals, and newspapers; the date and page are part of the citation.
Shelf Location: REF PN 1995 .F5 1986 (2 vols.)
Volume 1 covers 1882-1949
Volume 2 covers 1950-1985
Shelf Location: REF PN 2037 .S35
Part 1: American Drama, 1909-1982
Part 2: The Musical, 1909-1989
Part 3: Foreign Drama, !909-1977
Part 4: The Screenplay, from The Jazz Singer to Dr. Strangelove (2 vols.)
Part 4 Supplement: The Screenplay, 1963-1980
Shelf Location: REF PN 1995.9 .N4 B433 2007
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.45 .M33 1982-2008
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.45 .M3 1980 (4 vols.)
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.45 .M32 1981 (6 vols.)
Shelf Location: REF PN 1993.45 .M34 (8 vols)
Shelf Location: REF PN 1995.75 .M33 1982 (3 vols.)
Shelf Location: REF PN 1995 .M682 1985-1999
A collection of film reviews with the original 12-volume set published in 1985. Volumes 1-9 cover films released from 1927-1984 and Volume 10 covers silent films, 1910-1936. Remaining two volumes contain indexes to the set. Annual supplements cover films released from 1986 through 1998. Each annual contains a Master Index for all of the MPG Annuals, from actors and actresses to producers, editors, screenwriters, cinematographers, music composers and more. Each annual also contains an obituary section.
Shelf Location: Ref PN 1995 N4
About 16,000 reviews appear chronologically in the 1913/68 set; these are reprints of the reviews as they appeared in the newspaper. It is published biennially.
Films on Demand is a multi-disciplinary collection of streaming videos from Films Media Group. It includes over 8,000 full-length videos / 90,000 clips that cover a wide range of academic disciplines: psychology, history, literature, languages, engineering, business, art, sociology, sciences and more. A tutorial is available that will show you how to access Films On Demand from anywhere. It also instructs on how to add a Films On Demand video to Blackboard. The tutorial is available at: http://clockhar.sites.truman.edu/films-on-demand/
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