|Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)|
Designed for academic institutions, this database provides coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. It supports research in the key areas of academic study by providing peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, books, and more.
|Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCOhost)|
Provides indexing/abstracting and full-text journal content in areas related to communication and mass media.
A global business information and research tool that aggregates content from a wide range of resources such as newspapers, journals, magazines and newswires. Content is generally full-text although coverage is sometimes selective.
|IMDb: The Internet Movie Database|
A database of movie and television information that includes directors, actors, writers, film trivia, characters, quotes, biographies, plots, photos, and movie trailers.
|MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCOhost)|
The MLA Directory of Periodicals provides detailed information on over 6,000 journals and book series that cover literature, literary theory, dramatic arts, folklore, language, linguistics, pedagogy, rhetoric and composition, and the history of printing and publishing. Articles published in works listed in the directory are indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.
|MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost)|
This citation database covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included. The database also includes access to the MLA Directory of Periodicals.
A leading electronic database providing indexing/abstracting and full-text access to scholarly and general interest publications. It combines information from a number of online databases with subjects covering: business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, medicine, and religion.
Media, Film & Communication - additional resources
|Academic Video Online (AVON): Premium (Alexander Street)|
A multidisciplinary video collection delivering thousands of video titles spanning anthropology, history, business, counselling, dance, ethnic studies, gay and lesbian studies, film, opera, religion, theatre, and more. AVON includes documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, and raw footage. Users will find award-winning films, as well as the most frequently used films for classroom instruction, plus newly released films and previously unavailable archival material. Content is available from over 500 producers.
|AFI (American Film Institute) Catalog (ProQuest)|
A national filmography documenting the history of American cinema. Cataloguing currently covers the years 1893-1974 comprehensively, with additional records covering selected major films from 1975 onwards.
|Archive Explorer (Adam Matthew)|
Cross-search the Adam Matthew collections subscribed to by the University of Otago.
|Art, Design & Architecture Collection (ProQuest)|
Current and comprehensive indexing for fine art, art history, architecture, design and applied arts. The Art, Design & Architecture Collection includes the specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern (covering modern and contemporary art), Design and Applied Arts Index (for all aspects of design and crafts) and the International Bibliography of Art (covering scholarship on Western art history), together with a complementary collection of current full-text journals covering arts and humanities.
|Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science Core Collection)|
Bibliographic and citation information for journal articles in the arts and humanities. Individually selected, relevant items from major science and social science journals are also indexed.
|Arts Premium Collection (ProQuest)|
The Arts Premium Collection provides cross-searchable databases with thousands of journal titles, ensuring deep searches of extensive collections in specialist subject fields. Subject areas include art, design, architecture, humanities, film/screen studies, music, performing arts, and more. With international coverage, and access to the definitive indexes in these fields, the Arts Premium Collection supports academic inquiry and is a rich source for comprehensive arts literature reviews.
|Australasian Literature: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands (Alexander Street)|
Creative works from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands from the 1930s to the present. Genres include Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Commentary and Criticism and Biography and Interviews.
|Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (ProQuest)|
An archival research resource containing primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.
Provides programmes recorded off-air from domestic and international television channels and Internet channels. Note: Use Chrome for all eTV functionality, and your @otago.ac.nz email address
|FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database (ProQuest)|
A bibliographic resource covering academic and popular film journals up to the present day. The database also provides access to many of the articles in full-text.
|Film Index International (ProQuest)|
An online resource focusing on entertainment films and personalities. With an international and scholarly approach, the database indexes films from the first silent movies, to art house classics and the latest blockbusters.
|Gale Academic OneFile (Gale Cengage)|
Provides indexing/abstracting for journals and reference sources with many articles available in full-text. Coverage includes the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes coverage of the New York Times back to 1985.
|Index New Zealand|
A searchable database that contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from New Zealand periodicals and newspapers. The periodicals range from academic research journals to magazines.
|Informit Humanities & Social Sciences Collection|
A multidisciplinary collection providing access to unique content from journals, monographs, conference proceedings, research papers and reference materials. The broad subject coverage includes Aboriginal and indigenous studies, arts, history, law, literary studies, media, political science and sociology.
Provides full-text access to back issues (delay in coverage generally 3-5 years) of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields of the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences. The Library's access includes all Arts & Sciences Collections, the Life Sciences Collection, Business IV, and the Ireland Collection.
|Los Angeles Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)|
The complete digital archive of The Los Angeles Times from 1881 - 24 years ago.
|Mosfilm Online Cinema|
A growing collection of unique works of Soviet and Russian cinematography. The films have image and sound restored and have brief annotations and filmographic information. Many have subtitles in English. Films are free to view online, or can be downloaded for a small fee.
|NZ On Screen|
NZ On Screen is the online showcase of NZ television, film, music video and web series.
|Performing Arts Periodicals Database (ProQuest)|
This database provides indexing and full-text for international periodicals covering a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theatre, stagecraft, musical theatre, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.
|SAGE Knowledge eBooks|
Includes SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
|Screen Studies Collection (ProQuest)|
The Screen Studies Collection includes current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. The collection provides access to the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.
|Taylor & Francis Online|
A collection of full text journals in humanities, social sciences, science and technology from Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press, including access to back issues from 1997 where available.
A web-based search service giving access to the bibliographic details of what is held in New Zealand and international libraries.
|Underground and Independent Comics: Volume I (Alexander Street)|
A primary source database focusing on adult comic books and graphic novels. Beginning with the first underground comix from the 1960’s to the works of modern artists, this collection also includes interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document this artform.
|UPCC Book Collections (Project MUSE)|
Provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. The library subscribed content includes: Archaeology and Anthropology, Film, Theatre and Performing Arts, Global Cultural Studies, Higher Education, History, Literature, Philosophy and Religion, Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction, Political Science, and Policy Studies.
|Vogue Archive (ProQuest)|
Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution colour page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names.