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An overview of resources for research in Italian Studies, medieval to contemporary.
The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) brings together institutions dedicated to rescuing and preserving films. This database contains FIAF's Treasures from Film Archives; a detailed index of the silent-era film holdings of archives from around the world, a selection of Reference volumes and the linked full-text of over 60 journals.
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.
An annual index of film and television periodicals from 30 countries, with full coverage of 150 periodicals and selective coverage of 200 others, including articles, film reviews and book reviews. Published between 1976-2001.
Italy's National Film Archive, part of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, includes the Luigi Chiarini Library (see link to the library catalog to search its archival holdings and other materials). The library's digital collections include access to magazines, silent films, and ephemera.
The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. Includes 292 videos totaling roughly 192 hours.
This resource offers access to full-length feature films from 1990 to the present, as well as shorts, from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and Global Lens.
Grove Music Online is today's most comprehensive English-language encyclopedia of music. It includes The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, the The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.
A project under the auspices of the Mediateca Santa Teresa of the Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense (Biblioteca di Brera) in Milan, this archive seeks to collect, document, and preserve all available examples of Neapolitan musical repertoires, from the early 20th century to the present. Recordings are not currently available online and must be consulted on site.