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RTF 395: Theory and Literature
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Library Catalog: books (print and ebooks), DVDs, CDs
Google Scholar: Also simultaneously searches content of Google Books; lists selected recent academic dissertations and other open access scholarly information within institutional repositories. Important: be sure to access via a UT Libraries or other UT web site so you can access UT-licensed materials.
Find a Journal: use link at LibSearch Box or: http://findit.lib.utexas.edu/utaustin/az
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Subject area resources pages: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/subject/index.php
UT Libraries Radio-Television-Film Resources: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/subject/rtf/index.html
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EBSCOHost Research Databases:
Recommended databases to cross search include: Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, Communication and Mass Media Complete, Film & Television Literature Index, Gender Studies Database, Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, MLA International Bibliography, PsychINFO. Also Newspaper Source if you want to pick up current film reviews, industry news.
American Film Scripts Online: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/indexes/titles.php?id=23
Business and Company Resource Center: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/indexes/titles.php?id=67
Film Indexes Online: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/indexes/titles.html?id=5601893 to present. Provides integrated access to AFI (American Film Institute) Catalog, FIAF Index to Film Periodicals, and Film Index International.
Dissertations and Theses: Full Text:
Updated monthly. The database includes more than 90 percent of the doctoral dissertations accepted each year in North America with selective coverage for other parts of the world. View citation information – note keywords, advisor. Option to download complete dissertation in pdf format. Includes option to set up alerts for additions to the database in your subject area.
UT Digital Repository: http://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/
Select UT Electronic Theses and Dissertations and then select: Departments (in left column)
Updated daily. Provides a federated search portal for 15 leading science and technology societies. Includes more than three million documents, including peer-reviewed journal content, technical conference papers, patents and government data.
Web of Science: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/indexes/titles.php?id=370
Covers more than 12,000 journals in all subject areas. Also includes citations to conference proceedings. Choose General Search in order to search the database by topic, author journal or address. This search includes articles, reports, books and book reviews and may be searched by keyword (topic searching), author (person searching), institution, or geographical area.
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