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Database List

Select the best database for your research topic.

List of Databases for Film & Theater Topics

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EBSCO's Databases

A good place to start your research, as this collection of databases cover (almost) all topics. Very powerful search interface, but works just fine with simple searches.  Need help searching EBSCO's Databases?

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Project MUSE

This is another database that has some articles on film and theater.  Need help searching Project MUSE?

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This database will also have some articles on film and theater.  Need help searching JSTOR?

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Wiley Online Library

This is also a broad database that covers many subjects like EBSCO. Need help searching Wiley Online Library?

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Cambridge Core Journals

This is a broad database that covers many subjects: the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.  

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Stash Magazine

Access the largest online video archive of design, animation, and VFX projects.

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Digital Theatre+

Digital Theatre+ is the world’s leading educational platform for the study of performing arts and dramatic texts. Digital Theatre+ guides the learning experience with access to an ever-growing library of productions, workshops, interviews and analysis.

Academic Video Online (AVON)

Search for great theater performances from BroadwayHD, as well as documentaries from a variety of film studios.  Need help searching AVON?

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Watch some of the best performances in theater, as well as documentaries, independent, art house, and international films.  Need help searching Kanopy?

Not finding what you need?  Access other databases for film & theater research.

Film & Theater Playbooks

The library creates "playbooks" for research.  In sports, teams have playbooks that help them win the game. At PVCC, the library has playbooks that help you "win" at research.  Check them out:

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