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BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and subscription databases, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand. The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines.
Easily read complete scholarly journals in a format that is optimized for tablet devices - Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals - Be alerted when new editions of journals are published - Easily save to Zotero, Mendeley, Dropbox and other services.
International Index to Film Periodicals
Indexes over 300 film periodicals as far back as 1972 using a 20,000 subject-term thesaurus.
Treasures from Film Archives
Contains credit and holdings information about silent-era film holdings held in archives world-wide.
Includes Information about film document collections held around the world.
FIAF Members' Publications
Includes information on materials published since 1966 by FIAF archives.
Film Index International is a filmography that provides international coverage of more than 120,000 films and 700,000 film personalities from over 170 countries. Its rich content also includes coverage of international film awards and prizes as well as searchable plot summaries and full cast and crew lists.
Film records contain detailed film information detailing the director, full cast and crew lists, year of release and production information. Credits, awards and a synopsis are also included. Person records include complete biographical information, a list of awards received, plus a complete list of the films the subject featured in. Each record is hyperlinked to other related records, enabling you to navigate from the listed films to the corresponding film record. References to film journals are also cited in many film and person records, allowing you to extend your research.
All eras of film-making are covered - from the early silent movies to recent box-office hits. Based on the bfi's Summary of Information on Film and Television (SIFT) database, Film Index International is both inclusive and authoritative.
AFI Catalog is the premier resource for American films providing a detailed view of American feature films produced during the last century. Providing an unmatched level of detail, full production and cast information as well as extensive plot summaries and notes are included to give you the full picture.
The ultimate national filmography, AFI Catalog documents over 47,000 American films from 1893-1958 and 1961-1971. More than 17,500 entries cover the early years of American film from 1893 to 1910. Drawing on the expertise of specialist staff at the AFI, it is a key resource for any institution, media body or library that is involved with the research, study and teaching of film.
AFI Catalog also includes full listing of the Top 10 films from 2000-03. The AFI records the year's most outstanding achievements in film, and honours these at the annual AFI Awards. The site includes information on the chosen films listed in alphabetical order within each year the film was premiered.
Over 6,000 educational films available for immediate online viewing
Films on Demand is a library of thousands of streaming videos across all disciplines from Films Media Group. All Temple users can search and view films or specific segments of films. If you establish a user account from within Films on Demand you can also create playlists from the various films/segments for your own use or for sharing with other Temple users. 1
IIPA Full Text is a multidisciplinary information resource designed specifically for the performing arts. It provides indexing, abstracts and selected full text from many sources covering film, theatre, dance, stagecraft, television, and more. Offering the widest span of scholarship available, IIPA Full Text ranges from 1864 to the most current issues. (Updated monthly)
The Media History Digital Library digitizes collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning. We have currently scanned over 800,000 pages, and that number is growing.
Digital resources in OAister include:
--Digitized (scanned) books and articles
--Audio fles (WAV, MP3)
--Video fles (MP4, Quicktime)
--Photographic images (JPEG, TIFF, GIF)
--Data sets (downloadable statistical information
Previously known as Digital Dissertations, this is the definitive guide to more than 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Proquest Disseretations & Theses helps you identify more than 90 percent of the doctoral dissertations accepted each year in North America. The database also covers thousands of dissertations and theses from around the globe.
Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 55,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Full-text Temple University dissertations from as far back as the 1950's are included along with 24-page previews of thousands of other dissertations.
Proquest Dissertations & Theses @ Temple University is a subset of the larger database, including only dissertations and theses from Temple University.
Silent Film Online contains more than 1,000 streaming online titles and growing. Together, these films represent the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated by Alexander Street’s editors and Video Advisory Board, the collection covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. It includes the most complete, authoritative versions of the highest quality from leading distributors.