Resource for film research with citations to film, television and video articles and reviews. The Online Version covers citations from 1976-2001. Citations to articles and reviews from 2002- are available in print in the Langson Library Reference area.
Pros: indexes 150 journals in film and tv, with selected coverage from 200 more journals; comprehensive for the years 1976-2001; international in scope, including thirty countries across North America and Europe but also Asia and the Middle East; constructed on thesaurus; includes filmographies, production notes
Cons: interface not easy to use; no longer updated; no fulltext; UC-elinks is spotty in accuracy
When to use: when you want comprehensive literature specifically from 1976-2001; when your topic is international
“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 2000.”