The Index to Film Periodicals allows detailed searching of a third of a million records contained in the database. Each entry consists of a full bibliographic description, an abstract and comprehensive headings (biographical names, film titles and general subjects). It is also the only database offering film periodical indexing using a hierarchically ordered controlled thesaurus with more than 20,000 subject terms. The index contains comprehensive television periodical indexing until 2000 and TV related articles from film periodicals continue to be indexed.
The Internet Movie Database is a great starting point for film inquiries. Researchers can browse and search for titles in the following categories: country, language, year, genre, location, and title keywords.