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Film Studies/Media Studies

This guide is designed to help Film Studies students in the English Department, as well as Media Studies students in the Communication Department.

ONLINE Scholarly Journals and Popular Periodicals

CLICK ON THE BLUE LINK BELOW TO ACCESS THE JOURNALS

--DATES OF COVERAGE VARY

--SOME OF THE TITLES ARE AVAILABLE IN PRINT AS WELL AS ONLINE FORMAT, CHECK THE LIBRARY CATALOG BY TITLE

-- (*) BELOW INDICATES A POPULAR SCHOLARLY JOURNAL

 

ONLINE FILM JOURNALS LICENSED BY WSU LIBRARIES...

Search Google Scholar for Articles

Directory of Open Access Journals

Where are the print journals?

Check the Library Catalog to see whether a journal is available in PRINT or ONLINE format, or BOTH.

To get to the catalog, click on this link:  LIBRARY CATALOG

Print issues of journals are located in two places...

--More current issues are located on the second floor of the Kresge wing of PURDY-KRESGE LIBRARY. They are bound and arranged alphabetically by title.

--Older issues are located in STORAGE in the basement of the UNDERGRADUATE LIBRARY. You will need to request journals from Storage for delivery to a circulation desk. To get to the "REQUEST FROM STORAGE" button, click on the "EXPLORE" button in the library catalog's record for the journal.

Where are the print film indexes?

Two important film indexes are located in the BASEMENT of Purdy-Kresge Library.They are arranged by Call Number.

Some film indexes are located on the upper floors of Purdy-Kresge Library, but do not circulate outside the library.

NOTE: The first two indexes listed below are also available in ONLINE format. See "Specialized Film Databases" under the "Article Databases" tab at the top of the page.

Scholarly Versus Popular Articles

Connecting to Full Text Using Article Linker

Citation Linker: Finding a Specific Article

If you are looking for a specific article and you know its Title, the Publication it appeared in and other citation information, you can enter that information into our Citation Linker to see if Wayne State has a copy of it.

Citation Linker

Where are the print film indexes?

Two important film indexes are located in the BASEMENT of Purdy-Kresge Library.They are arranged by Call Number.

Some film indexes are located on the upper floors of Purdy-Kresge Library, but do not circulate outside the library.

NOTE: The first two indexes listed below are also available in ONLINE format. See "Specialized Film Databases" under the "Article Databases" tab at the top of the page.