A guide to resources and research in film and media studies.
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2013
Use these resources for basic information about films; including directors, producers, cast, crew, distributor, and more.
Search the JHU Libraries for specific movie titles.
- MRQE: Movie Review Query Engine
A searchable index of published and available reviews, news, interviews, and other materials associated to specific movies; especially good for current films.
Search inside books made available on the Internet; view or preview them online, then check to see if our library owns or has access to them.
Use Catalyst to find books, DVDs, and other materials own by the JHU libraries.
For a quick search in Film & Television Literature Index and other general humanities databases from the EBSCO suite, try:
Article Search in Catalyst
For more in-depth coverage and advanced searching capacity, try these individual databases:
Film Literature Index, 1976-2001
The web site covers materials published between 1976 and 2001; 2002 onward can be found in the Eisenhower Library's General Reference collection - call number Z 5784 .M9 F45
This feature searches across many scholarly Internet sources.
To show links to JHU Library Resources within search results, change Google Preferences on your computer.
A combined catalog of the holdings of thousands of libraries worldwide.
- Dissertations & Theses
An extensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.
The blog of the JHU Film & Media Studies Program
Movie-related posts from the Sheridan Libraries Blog: