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Research Resources: Subject Guides: Theater, Dance & Film


  1. Indexes, Abstracts & Full-Text Databases
  2. Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Handbooks
  3. Selected Online Resources
  4. Theater
  5. Dance
  6. Film

Indexes, Abstracts & Full-Text Databases

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Handbooks & Bibliographies

Selected Online Resources



Libguide (Guide to dance research)


For purchasing hard-to-find movies.

Index to on-line resources for film and media scholarship
Including information on how to join the film studies discussion list, Screen-L.

Internet Movie Database
This is the best database of movies on the internet, with credits, plot summaries, links to official sites, on-line trailers, reviews, box office information, posters, merchandise, fun quotes, and all kinds of other neat stuff about your favorite old movies and new releases.

Will e-mail you weekly updates of local movies.

For trade news and box office information, check out the site of the entertainment trade weekly.

Yahoo! Movies and Film
The place to begin if you just want to browse around among the myriad sites of studios, fan clubs, M.F.A. programs in film, and so on.

Yahoo! Movie Showtimes - Local Theaters
A handy index of titles and showtimes of movies playing in commercial theaters locally.

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