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Film and Media Studies

This guide provides an introduction to resources that support research in film and media studies, primarily through a humanities lens. It includes links and tools for articles, books, films, dissertations, and more!

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Research Databases

Film and Media Studies scholarship is published in many different types of sources, including academic peer-reviewed journals, industry publications, and critical magazines. The "Research Databases" tab on this guide points you to:

This will help you navigate and prioritize a broader search strategy as research often requires running multiple searches in various databases, especially when your topic intersects with other disciplines or requires the use of both primary and secondary sources or historical and contemporary research.

UCI Libraries curates many other Research Guides that will link you to discipline-specific databases. You can also browse on  A-Z Database Page, which lists all of UCI's currently subscribed or freely available  databases across all areas of study.