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Film & Television Studies: Finding Articles & Reviews

Provides an overview of resources available at Fordham University Libraries on Film & Television Studies.

Finding Articles & Reviews

This page highlights resources for finding articles and reviews using databases at Fordham University Libraries.

  • A periodical is a journal, magazine or newspaper published regularly on a schedule. Researchers can look up periodicals individually or search on a topic across many periodicals through a database.
  • Library databases may contain a combination scholarly or peer-reviewed articles written by experts that contain cited sources, as well as popular items like film reviews, newspaper & magazine articles, commentary, reports, industry information, and more aimed at a general or professional audience.

question mark  If you are unsure about how to find something you need, feel free to Ask a Librarian to point you in the right direction.

Finding Articles with Film & Television Databases

The following databases contain a mixture of popular and scholarly content.

  • For scholarly or peer-reviewed articles, check the box for "Academic Journals" or "Peer Review" (options are marked differently in each database) to limit your search to peer-reviewed articles.
  • For reviews, check the box for "Reviews" to limit your search to reviews.

Multidisciplinary Database Options

Searching for Reviews

This section provides additional sources to look for reviews.

Individual Publications

Database Options

From the Open Web

Searching for an Article from a Citation

Trade & Industry Publications

Logos for Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and Broadcasting + Cable

See the Industry & Labor page for access to trade publications.

Historical Magazines & Trade Publications

See the Finding Primary Sources page for digitized historical magazines and trade publications.

Resources at New York Public Library

NYPL logo

See the Film databases available onsite or remotely with a library card from the New York Public Library.

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