Finding Film Reviews FILM  2253E   Christy Sich Film Studies Librarian October 2, 2008
Session Objectives <ul><li>Locate the Film Reviews Library guide </li></ul><ul><li>Locate print indexes containing film re...
Film Studies Library Guide
Film Studies Library Guide
Film Studies Library Guide
Film Studies Library Guide Feel free to contact me for help
Film Reviews
Print Indexes <ul><li>Located in the DBW Reference Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st  floor (main floor), just beyond ...
This index lists 18 reviews for the 1959 film,  “Some Came Running” DBWREF Z 5784 .M9 F513 1986
Locating a Journal or Magazine
Locating a Journal or Magazine
Locating a Journal or Magazine Check Holdings… We have online access for certain years; we  have older editions in print a...
The New York Times Film Reviews DBWREF PN 1995 .N4 Also indexed online;  See Databases by Title:  ProQuest Historical News...
<ul><li>comprehensive survey of the entire spectrum of current international periodical literature about film, television ...
 
Note: this index lists citations, not the full text
Academic Search Complete <ul><li>A huge multi-disciplinary fulltext database  </li></ul><ul><li>Add limits to the search t...
 
 
Photo Bonus!
Lexis Nexis Academic <ul><li>Another HUGE multidisciplinary database  </li></ul><ul><li>Fulltext  </li></ul><ul><li>Best k...
 
Change Source Date defaults to last 3 months so change this to all available
 
Or another way…
 
More results that may have reviews
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  1. 1. Finding Film Reviews FILM 2253E Christy Sich Film Studies Librarian October 2, 2008
  2. 2. Session Objectives <ul><li>Locate the Film Reviews Library guide </li></ul><ul><li>Locate print indexes containing film reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Find film reviews in the library databases </li></ul>After this workshop, you will know how to…
  3. 3. Film Studies Library Guide
  4. 4. Film Studies Library Guide
  5. 5. Film Studies Library Guide
  6. 6. Film Studies Library Guide Feel free to contact me for help
  7. 7. Film Reviews
  8. 8. Print Indexes <ul><li>Located in the DBW Reference Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st floor (main floor), just beyond the computers </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. This index lists 18 reviews for the 1959 film, “Some Came Running” DBWREF Z 5784 .M9 F513 1986
  10. 10. Locating a Journal or Magazine
  11. 11. Locating a Journal or Magazine
  12. 12. Locating a Journal or Magazine Check Holdings… We have online access for certain years; we have older editions in print and microfilm
  13. 13. The New York Times Film Reviews DBWREF PN 1995 .N4 Also indexed online; See Databases by Title: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times
  14. 14. <ul><li>comprehensive survey of the entire spectrum of current international periodical literature about film, television and video </li></ul><ul><li>author and subject indexes </li></ul><ul><li>cross-indexed by director and film title </li></ul><ul><li>includes list of awards and festivals by city, date and sponsor </li></ul>
  15. 16. Note: this index lists citations, not the full text
  16. 17. Academic Search Complete <ul><li>A huge multi-disciplinary fulltext database </li></ul><ul><li>Add limits to the search to find reviews: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for the title of your movie: “some came running” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit the Document Type : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ENTERTAINMENT REVIEW </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 20. Photo Bonus!
  18. 21. Lexis Nexis Academic <ul><li>Another HUGE multidisciplinary database </li></ul><ul><li>Fulltext </li></ul><ul><li>Best known for coverage in Law & Newspapers </li></ul>
  19. 23. Change Source Date defaults to last 3 months so change this to all available
  20. 25. Or another way…
  21. 27. More results that may have reviews
  22. 28. Thanks for listening… What did you find Muddiest? Just smile and nod…

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