What is a database? A database is a collection of digitized information (files, documents, records, articles, etc.) organized to be easily accessed, managed, searched, and updated.
Use databases to find citations (and sometimes full text) to articles and other materials which provide additional information about the subject matter of you chosen film or movie. Use the tips below to assist your topic search.
Note: some databases use different truncation symbols (* is most common; others include !, $, #). Check the database’s online help if the asterisk doesn’t work).
Listed below are selected databases for finding articles on the topical themes of your selected movies, for example, civil rights, segregation, slavery, integration, voting ,etc. Use the database searching strategy listed above.
Tip: EBSCO's Academic Search Complete and America: History & Life use the same platform. Click Choose Databases on the search screen to add multiple databases to your search strategy.