Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Produced in collaboration with the American Film Institute, the American Film Institute Catalog is the premier resource for studying American motion pictures. It is the most comprehensive and detailed national filmography in the world. The Catalog includes the entire print version, which currently comprises five volumes documenting all films produced in the United Statesfrom 1892 to 1973, as well as new content and important updates for all previous records. Also included are records for the Institute’s Top Ten Films for the years 2000 to 2007. The Catalog offers authoritative plot summaries and insider production notes, as well as subject and song indexing for each film record.
Designed for libraries in Australia and New Zealand, this database provides a thriving collection of leading regional and international periodicals, full-text reference books, full-text biographies and a collection of images containing photos, maps, and flags.
The ABS provides a comprehensive statistical service. This includes timely, accurate and objective statistics for use by government, industry and the community. ABS statistics are sorted into the following broad areas: Economy; People; Environment and Energy; Regional; Industry
The Australian Classification Board is a statutory body under the Department of Communications & the Arts which makes classification decisions for films, computer games and certain other publications.
BBC Academy is a training and development tool designed to support BBC journalists and the wider industry to "inform, educate and entertain." Articles, tutorial videos and text reports provide practical advice in key areas such as how to write, report, present and research stories. There is information on how to get the most from social media, how to speak with victims of trauma, interview techniques and more.
CMMC incorporates CommSearch (formerly produced by National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) providing full-text and abstracted articles in the communication and mass media fields.
FIAF Index to Film Periodicals Plus offers full-text and bibliographic coverage of hundreds of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals. It is the only database offering subject indexing of film periodicals from a controlled thesaurus. It includes film literature from more than 300 periodicals since 1972 and television literature from 1979. Each entry consists of a full bibliographic description, an abstract and comprehensive headings (biographical names, film titles and general subjects).
Film & Television Literature Index (FTLI) is an international index to film and television literature, providing full indexing and abstracts for more than 300 publications, and selected coverage of 300 more.
Film Index International is a database with information on feature films, shorts, documentaries, TV movies, awards, production companies, credits, plot synopses, actors and more. It provides information on 90,000 films or shows since 1895. It contains citations of reviews and journal articles, as well as cast and crew credits. The FII is included in the ProQuest Screen Studies Collection, along with the AFI catalogue and FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database.
The Film Literature Index covers approximately 700,000 citations to articles, film reviews and book reviews published between 1976 - 2001. 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries have been fully indexed.
Informit APAFT (formerly known as Australian Public Affairs Full Text) brings together over 550 journals covering Australia's political, economic and social affairs. Developed in partnership with the Australian Public Affairs Information Service produced by the National Library of Australia, the collection holds scanned images and articles on topics such as current affairs, economics, humanities, law, literature, politics and social sciences.
The Informit Indigenous Collection gives access to emergent and ground breaking research within the global community offering scope for critical international engagement and debate. With material from Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and The Pacific which normally is not easily located in standard recourses, IIC is a platform for Indigenous worldviews.
Created in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, the Informit Literature & Culture Collection is an essential reference database for academic, school and public libraries and for teachers and students of literary studies, cultural studies and creative writing courses. Researchers and students of Australian literature, history and society will find this Collection a rich source of fiction, poetry, cultural politics and the ideas that have helped define the unique Australian identity.
From ABC-CLIO, Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas is an irresistible yet authoritative online resource that covers popular culture in America, both past and present—in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers.