Film & Television Literature Index, America: History & Live, and Historical Abstracts now with full text

The Libraries has upgraded its subscriptions to include full-text with the following indexes:

  • Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text – includes indexing and abstracts for over 380 journals and magazines and full-text from 120 of them, film reviews from Variety going back to 1914, and broad subject coverage of film and television production and history.
  • America: History and Life with Full Text – covers history and culture of Canada and the United States back to 1955 with indexing of 1,700 journals and full-text of 200 journals and 100 books.
  • Historical Abstracts with Full Text – covers the history of the world with indexing of over 1,800 journals and full-text of 349 journals and 129 books since 1955.

If you have questions or comments about any of these resources, contact a librarian.

New E-Book Collections from Project Muse

The Libraries have purchased two Project Muse e-book collections:

  • Film, Theater and Performing Arts – 120 titles published in 2012,
  • Political Science and Policy Studies – 231 titles published in 2012.

Multiple people can use each e-book simultaneously.  You can search the contents of the book, and front matter and book chapters are available as PDF files.

If you have questions about using these e-books, ask a reference librarian.

New ProQuest and Chadwyck Databases

The Libraries have activated the following reference databases under the ProQuest and Chadwyck Healey names. You may find each resources in the UMass Amherst library catalog or listed in the Libraries’ Research Databases listings:

If you would like assistance using any of these sources, contact a reference librarian.