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Film as Literature Online Resources

Search for ebooks about film studies in Ebook Central, a library database.

Suggested general search terms: film criticism, motion pictures, women in motion pictures, feminist film criticismviolence in motion pictures, experimental films, comedy films, historical films, horror films, and motion picture industry. You may also search by director or actor's name.

Examples of suggested film studies ebooks are below. 

Academic Search EliteThis database contains the full-text of more than 2,000 journals, including more that 1,500 peer-reviewed titles. This multi-disciplinary database covers virtually every area of academic study. More than 100 journals have PDF images going back to 1985.

Box Office Mojo: Freely available website with comprehensive box office statistics.

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb): Popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content.

JSTORJournal articles in a scholarly database including anthropology, education, history, literature, philosophy, and sociology.

MeLCat: Freely request books and films from other Michigan libraries. Items usually arrive in 5-7 days.

Cineaste (1990 - present available full-text from Academic Search Elite)

CineAction (2001 - 2016 available full-text from Academic OneFile)

Cinema Journal (1996 - present available full-text from Academic Search Elite)

Film Comment (2002 - present available full-text from Academic Search Elite

Film Criticism (1985 - present available full-text from Academic Search Elite)

Film History (2000 - present available full-text from Academic OneFile)

Journal of Popular Culture (1990 - present issues are searchable electronically via Academic Search Elite; full-text is available in print from 1967 - present and by request: email ageht@nmc.edu)

Journal of Popular Film and Television (1990 - 2016 available full-text from Academic Search Elite)

Literature Film Quarterly (1985 - 2001 available full-text from Academic Search Elite; 2005 - 2016 available full-text from Academic OneFile)

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