Film and Video Studies

FIAF Index to Film Periodicals

Alternative Titles
FIAF Index to Film Periodicals (PQ)
International Index to Film Periodicals, International Index to Television Periodicals
Description
Contains descriptions of over 400,000 articles published in more than 345 of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals. Incorporates two print indexes, the International Index of Film Periodicals (1972-present) and the International Index to Television Periodicals (1979-2000). Each entry consists of a full bibliographic description, an abstract and comprehensive headings (biographical names, film titles and general subjects). This is the only database offering film periodical indexing using a hierarchically ordered controlled thesaurus with more than 20,000 subject terms. The index contains comprehensive television periodical indexing until 2000 and TV related articles from film periodicals continue to be indexed.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10223
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Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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HathiTrust Digital Library

Alternative Titles
Hathi Trust Digital Library, HTDL, HT
Big Ten/CIC Shared Digital Repository
Description

A massive digital library bringing together materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, libraries at HathiTrust partner institutions, and other commercial digitization schemes.  Includes searchable access to over 13.5 million volumes--including over 6.8 million books, over 630,000 government documents, and over 350,000 serial publications--with full text ("Open View") access to 38% of these materials (over 5.1 million volumes).

Includes full text access to the following publications not fully viewable in Google Books:

  • books scanned by HathiTrust member libraries and the Internet Archive, but not by Google (there are thousands of these, with more added continuously)
  • U.S. books published between 1923 and 1963 for which copyright was not renewed (170,000+ and growing)
  • U.K. books published 1874-1944 and Canadian & Australian books published 1894-1964 for which copyright was not renewed (100,000+ and growing)
Type
Catalog
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Digital copies of library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10197
Mobile Version
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Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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WorldCat

Alternative Titles
World Cat, OCLC Online Union Catalog (OLUC)
RLG Union Catalog, RLIN
Description

Combined catalog describing over 275 million books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in over 400 different languages. Shows what materials are held by over 10,000 libraries worldwide (including most libraries in North America, and the national libraries of Australia and many Western European countries). Incorporates all records from the former Research Libraries Group (RLG) Union Catalog (RLIN).

Type
Catalog
Coverage
Current cumulative file. (Describes library-held materials dated from prehistory to the present.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10075
Mobile Version
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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History of the American Cinema, Volume 10 (1980-1989)

Alternative Titles
History of the American Cinema, Volume 10 (GVRL)
"A New Pot of Gold : Hollywood under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980-1989" by Stephen Prince (2000)
Description

This 10-volume series considers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century through the 1980s. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade and the political and economic background that gave rise to them. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1980 - 1989
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9841
Access
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ProQuest Research Library

Alternative Titles
PQRL
Description

Indexes over 5,000 journals and magazines covering all fields and topics, academic and popular, beginning as early as 1971.  Provides full text for articles from over 3,600 of these journals and magazines.  Includes a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas extensively.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1971 - (Varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9851
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History of the American Cinema, Volume 6 (1940-1949)

Alternative Titles
History of the American Cinema, Volume 6 (GVRL)
"Boom and Bust: The American Cinema in the 1940s" by Thomas Schatz (1997)
Description
This 10-volume series considers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century through the 1980s. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade and the political and economic background that gave rise to them. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1940 - 1949
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9843
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Google Scholar @ U-M (with U-M Ann Arbor MGet It Links)

Alternative Titles
GoogleScholar (with "Availability at UMichigan" Links)
Description

The Google Scholar search engine that searches for scholarly documents on the World Wide Web, with the added feature of MGet It (labeled as "Availability at UMichigan") links from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor that connect you to the online and print versions held by the University Library.

Type
Article Index
Search Engine
Coverage
Searches for documents available on World Wide Web dated from prehistory to the present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9825
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Theatre in Video

Alternative Titles
Theater in Video
Description

Theatre In Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors. From the most important productions of Shakespeare to rare in-depth footage focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett, Theatre in Video covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history.

Includes Theatre in Video Supplement, published June 2011.

Type
Video
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9765
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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History of the American Cinema, Volume 1 ( -1907)

Alternative Titles
History of the American Cinema, Volume 1 (GVRL)
"The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907" by Charles Musser (1990)
Description
This 10-volume series considers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century through the 1980s. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade and the political and economic background that gave rise to them. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Silent Film Era - 1907
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9767
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Silent Film Still Archive

Alternative Titles
SFSA
Description
An archive of original photos, advertising, and other memorabilia from silent films, and a few early sound films (especially those featuring silent film performers).
Type
Images
Coverage
Photos scanned from original, vintage photographs issued by motion picture studios when the films were released during the silent era. 1915 - 1933
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9757
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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