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Communication & Mass Media Complete
This comprehensive database covers journals in the areas of media theory, social aspects of media, and the business of communication. It can be searched in conjunction with other EBSCO databases such as Communication Abstracts, Business Source Complete or SOCIndex.The Faculty of Information and Media Studies at UWO kindly provides access to this resource.
Screen Studies Collection
The Screen Studies Collection offers a comprehensive survey of current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the following specialist indexes and filmographies: American Film Institute (AFI) Catalog, Film Index International (FII), and FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database.
This database describes itself as "the ultimate archive of music journalism." Included are articles from Creem, MelodyMaker and Crawdaddy as well as interviews with artists and blogs by well-known rock music critics.
ProQuest Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
EIMA provides searchable full text access to major US and UK trade magazines that cover music, film, broadcasting and theatre. The scanned image format allows you to view and print all articles, covers, ads and reviews from titles such as Billboard (1963-2000), Variety (1905-2000), Backstage (1960-2000) and The Beat (1982-2000). It can be searched simultaneous with other ProQuest databases such as IIMP and IIPA.