Multimedia Arts & Sciences

Print Books (updated as of June 2017)

Electronic Books (MAS)

Electronic Journals (as of March 2018)


Sound Recording

Finding Film Studies Material

Resources in Related Areas

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index [Web of Knowledge]
    Indexes high-impact art & humanities research journals, 1899-present. 1975 - present.
  • Box Office MOJO
    Box Office Mojo is an online movie publication and box office reporting service.
  • Contemporary Culture Index
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
    Many online encyclopedias and other reference books.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
  • Origins of American Animation 1900-1921
    American History Project, Library of Congress

Streaming Video

  • Literature Online (LION)
    Click the multimedia link to access: Poets On Screen [882 clips]; Shakespeare Audio Plays [38 plays, unabridged]; and the Poetry Archive Audio [922 poems]
  • OnTheBoards (performance)
    Sponsored by On the Boards in Seattle, the videos in this collection cover contemporary theatre, dance, and performance art. All are recordings of performances at either On the Boards or other arts organizations around the country.
  • Streaming Audio
    Streaming audio, spoken and performed, from many vendors.

Free Viewing Sites

  • FACETS: Free Films Online
  • Free Movies Online
  • HULU
  • Internet Archive: cartoons & animations
  • Internet Archive: movies
  • Minnesota Video Vault (PBS)
  • National Film Board of Canada
    National Film Board of Canada’s award-winning online Screening Room, featuring over 2,000 films, excerpts, trailers and interactive works.
  • Open Video Project
    Shared digital video collection
  • Palestine Docs
    A web resource of films chronicling the lives of Palestinians in and outside the Middle East
  • Ubuweb
    Includes films
  • UCLA Preserved Silent Animation

Documentary & TV News

  • Open Documentary Lab
  • Docubase
  • Center for Independent Documentary
    Center for Independent Documentary was founded in 1981 to collaborate with independent producers to create films and videos on issues of contemporary social and cultural concern.
  • Vanderbilt Television News Archive
    National network news since August 5, 1968.

Movie Reviews on the Open Web

  • Bright Lights Film Journal
    Compendious movie fan site
  • Educational Media Reviews Online
    Movie reviews
  • IndieWire
  • InsideOut (UK)
    iofilm coverage includes film and DVD reviews, features, interviews, festivals coverage and articles on filmmaking (since 1998).

Indexes to Journal Articles, Essays and Reports (with some Full-Text)

  • MLA International Bibliography
    Indexes over 4,000 journals in the fields of literature, linguistics, folklore, and cultural studies. 1926 - present.
  • Project MUSE
    A collection of major journals in the humanities and social sciences. Coverage is roughly from 2000 to the present.
  • ACM Digital Library
    Portal to ACM publications, including journals and conferences.
  • Europeana
    Resources from hundreds of European repositories.
    Explore interactive documentaries!

Handbooks, Dictionaries & Guides

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