Film Studies

Article Databases

FIAF: International Index to Film Periodicals Key site [UCSD Only]
1972-present. Includes comprehensive coverage of television periodicals 1972-2000, and coverage of television in film periodicals since that date. Also several other more specialized databases on film research.

Film Index International Key site
Film Index International is a major information resource for entertainment films and personalities produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute.

Film Literature Index Key site
1976-2001. Indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover; 200 others selectively for articles on film and television. The periodicals range from the scholarly and critical to the popular. This version still in development.

International Index to the Performing Arts (Full-Text) (IIPA-FT) Key site [UCSD Only]
An index to over 200 journals and magazines in the fields of dance, drama, film, theater, opera, puppetry, circus, and other forms of performance art.

Art Full Text [UCSD Only]
1984-present. Citations to journal articles on art, architecture, photography, and related disciplines.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index [UCSD Only]
1975-present. Provides author, keyword, and cited reference searching from more than 1100 leading arts and humanities journals. In many cases includes searchable abstracts plus links to e-journal images. Part of the Web of Science.

Film and Television Literature Index [UCSD Only]
1987-present; limited 1970-86. Covers writing about film and television for scholars, students and the general public. Subjects include film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, reviews.