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An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of Television.
NYU Archival Collections is a single search portal and finding aid for each of the Libraries archival and special collections, including the Fales Library & Special Collections The Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University Archives, New-York Historical Society, and Brooklyn Historical Society.
This resource requires an active NYU NetID and password.
Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to e
The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is a searchable collection of the individual network evening news broadcasts from ABC, NBC, CBS from 1968-present, CNN from 1995-present, and Fox from 2004-present. Broadcasts from CNN and NBC can be streamed; broadcasts from ABC, CBS, and Fox can be requested as DVD duplications or compilations.
Fees are charged for DVD duplication clips from ABC, CBS, or FOX News. Follow this link for more information on the loan process for this content and any associated fees: DVD compilation and duplication fees
ProQuest Central is the largest multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.
Newspaper Archive contains the historical archives of hundreds of U.S. and international newspapers from the 19th and 20th century, with coverage of some titles dating back as far as the 17th century. Lots of content from smaller, more local newspapers.
Search the archives of major U.S. and African American Newspapers. Includes: Atlanta Constitution (1868 - 1942), Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Chicago Tribune (1849 - 1986), Christian Science Monitor (1908 - 1995), Los Angeles Times (1881 - 1986), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), The Chicago Defender (1910 - 1975), The New York Times (1851 - 2005), The New York Tribune (1841-1922), The New York Tribune (1900 - 1910), San Francisco Chronical (1865-1922), The Wall Street Journal (1889 - 1991), and The Washington Post (1877 - 1992).
An interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses. Provides the historical foreground to the ethnic, minority, and native press content in Ethnic NewsWatch, with over 300,000 full-text articles dating from 1959-1989
Alternative Press Index (API) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. Born of the New Left, the API was launched to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change. This resource offers access from 1991, for content before this see the AltPress Index Archive.
Factiva is a resource for U.S. and international newspapers (html full text only, no images or print layout versions), news transcripts, trade journals, newsletters, industry snapshots, and market data charts for recent stock prices. Coverage dates vary from title to title, but primarily span the late 20th century to present.
Requires NetID login from on or off campus.
Scholarly Criticism and Reviews of Films, Television Shows, and DVDs
Film & Television Literature Index is a comprehensive index covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing and produced for a broad target audience, from film scholars to general viewers. Subject coverage includes: film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. Dates of coverage: 1914 to present.
Provides indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.Dates of coverage: 1890-1982. Use the Readers' Guide Full Text for 1983 forward.
ProQuest Central is a large, multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.
The Nation Archive Premium Edition contains indexing, abstracting, and full text for the complete archive of The Nation, beginning with its first issue in 1865 all the way to the present. The Nation is America’s oldest weekly magazine and one if its premier journals of opinion since its inception in 1865.