The Library

Databases

Below you'll find a list of our databases.

Film & Television Literature Index

This database contains journals and books. All the articles and book chapters are indexed and searchable, both through descriptive keywords and in the full text. However, not all indexed articles are available in full text, but as we usually have a printed copy of the journals, you can request the printed journal from closed stacks.

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals

Full text and references to articles and reviews in over 300 international film- and TV-journals. Most indexed articles not available in full text can be requested as printed journals from closed stacks.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

The database contains scanned journals on film, media, theatre and music (1880-2000). These include Variety, Screen International, Film Weekly, Picture Goer and Boxoffice and many more.

Primo

Search simultaneously in a number of different databases and subscribed e-journals.

*Only available in the library

AFI Catalog

The AFI Catalog covers the history of American cinema comprehensively from 1893 to 1975, with full or short records for films from 1976 to present. Every film produced on American soil or by American production companies is indexed from the birth of cinema to the present day. New records are created by the AFI editorial team and added each year

Film Index International

Film Index International is produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute. Film Index International provides international coverage, indexing films from over 170 countries.

The Swedish Film Database

The Swedish Film Database is the Film Institute's own database. Here you can search for information about all Swedish feature films since 1897, all international films that have had Swedish theatrical premieres, a large number of Swedish short, documentary and television films.

Schirmer encyclopedia of film

This database is actually more of a digital encyclopedia, providing a good introduction to film and film theory-related terminology, as well as recommendations for further reading.

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