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Documentary Film Research Methods

Prof. Brew Spring 2012

Newspapers, Magazines, Journals

Proquest All Subscribed Contents is a "shopping mall" of newspaper, magazine and journal articles in all subject areas
►Use it to get an overview on your subject or familiarize yourself with issues to learn about a new subject;  find current events, interviews, commentary, etc.
►Use the power of this database by Limiting Dates, Document Type (e.g. interviews).
Narrow your Results list by using the menu on the right to choose Scholarly Journals, a Subject area or to select a Publication Date range 

►This is a good starting place for most topics “to see what’s out there.” It's also a great database for news, popular views, interviews


Lexis-Nexis Academic is a news and business database; it also includes transcripts of news tv and radio programs  

Go to Search the News box

Click on By Source Type

You can select Broadcast Transcripts to get texts from tv and radio newscasts