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The American Film Institute Catalog (AFI Catalog) includes the entire print version, as well as new content and updates for all previous records. Also included are records for the Institutes Top Ten Films for the years 2000 to 2010.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film

Access to complete collection of 494 videos, including BBC Shakespeare Plays.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Drama, Arts and Humanities, Film, Social Sciences, History

The Arts Premium Collection encompasses cross-searchable databases with thousands of journal titles. Subject areas include: Art, Design, Architecture, Humanities, Film/Screen Studies, Music, Performing Arts, and more. Coverage: 1864 - current.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Art, Arts and Humanities, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Film, Arts and Humanities, Music

Asian Film Online is an online streaming video collection of more than 1,000 narrative feature films, documentaries, and shorts. The works explore a wide variety of cinematic styles and techniques relevant to the study of film, literature, and the visual and performing arts.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Language and Literature, Asian Studies, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Arts and Humanities, Film, Arts and Humanities, Drama

The EAI collection spans the mid-1960s to the present, and is a comprehensive video art collection. The works in the collection range from seminal videos by pioneering figures to new digital works by emerging artists.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film, Art

The EVIA Digital Archive Project is a freely available, digital archive of ethnographic field video for use by scholars and instructors. Selected collections have been digitized, annotated, and peer-reviewed. It is particularly strong in ethnomusicology. Users must register to gain access to selected collections.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film, Ethnology, Arts and Humanities, Music, Arts and Humanities, Dance, Social Sciences, Anthropology, Social Sciences, History, Social Sciences, Civilization

Secondary source after Film & Television Literature Index (http://www.library.tufts.edu/ezproxy/ezproxy.asp?LOCATION=EBSCOFiTeLiIn ). Of 376 titles covered in FIAF, 207 have ceased publication. Database also contains brief filmographic details for 47,000 early films. International in scope.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film

A bibliographic database that provides indexing and abstracts for more than 300 publications, and selected coverage of 300 more.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film

Not a periodical literature index, rather, a filmography and biographical source compiled by the British Film Institute for over 125,000 films. Includes coverage of international film awards and prizes, plot summaries, and film credits.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film

The only comprehensive index to the periodical literature of film, television, and video from academic, professional, and literary publications, journals of opinion, and popular news sources. Online coverage for 1976-2001. For 1973-1975, and 2002 forward, use the print volumes at Tisch Reference Indexes [HUM] Z5784.M9 F45.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film

The collection includes documentaries that are already heavily used in humanities and social science classrooms.The titles in Filmakers Library Online present points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film

Kanopy is a service providing streaming videos for educational purposes. Major subjects covered include: the arts, business and training, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, and teacher education. Users can search, browse and see previews of videos.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Art, Science, Film, Health Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Arts and Humanities

Library Stack is a living collection of independent ebooks, audio files, videos and digital documents being published within the fields of contemporary art, design, media studies, cinema, architecture and philosophy.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Art, Ecology, Arts and Humanities, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Film, Science, Biology

The Music & Performing Arts Collection features scholarly and trade journals, magazines, books, newspapers, and reference works, covering a wide range of disciplines including dance, ballet, circus performance, popular music, puppetry, radio, stagecraft, theatre, classical music, and opera. The collection includes Music Periodicals Database. It also includes Performing Arts Periodicals Database, which indexes scholarly and trade journals, magazines, books, and newspapers covering theater, dance, film, television, stagecraft, broadcast arts, storytelling, and more.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Music, Arts and Humanities, Dance, Arts and Humanities, Film, Arts and Humanities, Drama, Arts and Humanities

The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of documentary films and series from the history of PBS.

Subjects: Social Sciences, History, Arts and Humanities, Film

This database (formerly International Index to Performing Arts) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 international periodicals. The database currently includes half a million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of each journal. IIPA covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Dance, Arts and Humanities, Drama, Arts and Humanities, Film

A comprehensive survey of current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film

A collection of over 1000 films representing the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. The collection covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Film

Access to online video from Vanderbilt's archive collection of CNN and NBC material only, plus abstracts for the remainder of the collection which holds more than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Political Science, Arts and Humanities, Film

The collection of streaming videos that features full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the first half of the twentieth century. Key collections include: Universal Newsreels, Universal Studios, Les Actualites Francaises, Nippon News and The March of Time. The collection is semantically indexed, allowing users to search by subject, year, historical era, historical event, people, and places.

Subjects: Social Sciences, History, Arts and Humanities, Film