How to find scholarship on the role of film in society?

Social Science Databases

  • PAIS International: indexes the public and social policy literature of public administration, political science, economics, finance, international relations, law, and health care
  • PsycINFO: indexes professional and academic journals in psychology
  • Sociological Abstracts: indexes over 1800 scholarly journals, dissertations, and books in sociological studies
  • Ethnic NewsWatch: an interdisciplinary bilingual (English and Spanish), comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press
  • Google Scholar: use this Harvard-proxied link to get free, full text, scholarly articles
  • JSTOR: digitized back issues of several hundred well-known journals, dating back as far as 1665
  • MasterFILE Premier: full text for about 2,000 journals in a host of subjects