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Huston School of Film & Digital Media: Databases

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Databases Explained

Databases are collections of resources such as journal articles and conference papers, and also sometimes book chapters and reports. If you are doing a literature search or systematic review they are a key resource to use.

 

Databases

The library provides access to several databases relevant to the Huston School of Film & Digital Media. These include:

Interdisciplinary

Don't forget that you can get your broadest search by doing a search through our Catalogue!

Sciences

Humanities

Film

Business

 

A list of other databases for the Huston School of Film & Digital Media is available here.

How to Access Databases

It's very simple. You can access any of the Library's databases just by searching the Library Catalogue. Simply enter the name of the database in the search box and click on the database link in the search results. Remember to log in for full access.


Searching within a Database

When you are searching a database, you can access content by searching under:

  • subject heading or keyword
  • title
  • author
  • journal name

Getting to the full-text

There are two main kinds of database:

Bibliographic - they won't show you the full paper straight away, but you can often read an abstract and see the author details. You'll need to check with SFX if the library has access to the journal article

Full text - will let you open and read the article directly from the list of results