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Media & Communication
Subject Specific Databases
Film Literature Index Citation only, 1976-2001
An index of scholarly and popular sources, indexing 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.
LexisNexis full text, 1980s - present
Lexis Nexis provides full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Some of this information includes:
- National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.
- U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information.
- Shepard’s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789
- Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.
OMNISelect Full-text, 1980s - present
Contains all the same journals as Wilson Select Plus, but with a different search interface. 2,700 journals from many fields, including: business, education, social sciences, science.
Authoritative research guides on topics in Communications. Also useful as an example of an annotated bibliography.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index citation only, 1989 - present
Citations for 1,160 journals in literature, arts, theatre, history, and other humanities. Part of Web of Knowledge.
FirstSearch Some full-text
Journal articles and various media from several interdisciplinary databases on the humanities, medicine, literature and education.
JSTOR Full-text, 1800s to 2005
Articles from a range of subject areas, including language and literature, philosophy, African American studies, and classical studies.
WorldCat contains over 54 million records for books and other materials found in libraries across the U.S. and worldwide.
SimplyScripts Hundreds of free, downloadable scripts and screenplays
News and Review Sources
The library also subscribes to the Wall Street Journal and New York Times in print. Go to the Stein Reading Room (recent editions) or the Periodicals Stacks in the basement of the library (older editions). Very old editions may also be in microfilm. Ask a librarian for assistance.