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Collection Development

Film Studies Collections Data Guide

Database Usage Statistics

Usage of Film Studies Databases: 2020

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 20810
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 124,281 80,008
Film & Television Literature Index 15,228 1,029
Humanities Abstracts 21,584
JSTOR 107,242 84,837
Kanopy 2,086
MLA International Bibliography 19,059
Nexis Uni 3,435 6,261
Performing Arts Periodicals Database 11,135 420
Project Muse 2,144 7,672

Usage of Film Studies Databases: 2019

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 16,122
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 168,223 77,844
Film & Television Literature Index 22,826 3,032
Humanities Abstracts 21,584
JSTOR 219,548 120,492
Kanopy 432
MLA International Bibliography 22,767
Nexis Uni 5,501 162,411
Performing Arts Periodicals Database 13,819 570
Project Muse 2,303 10,039

Usage of Film Studies Databases: 2018

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 20,719
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 193,214 102,408
Film & Television Literature Index 21,957
Humanities Abstracts 21,563
JSTOR 88,795 112,614
Kanopy 64
MLA International Bibliography 1,980
Nexis Uni 5,581 6,433
Performing Arts Periodicals Database 17,685 735
Project Muse 4,147 13,674

Usage of Film Studies Databases: 2017

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 23,702
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 181,782 99,095
Film & Television Literature Index 17,187
Humanities Abstracts 15,205
JSTOR 69,101 110,400
Kanopy 20
MLA International Bibliography 782
Nexis Uni 11,108 14,534
Performing Arts Periodicals Database 16,209 693
Project Muse 4,494 13,390

Usage of Film Studies Databases: 2016

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 24,498
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 213,990 114,142
Film & Television Literature Index 13,784
Humanities Abstracts 14,881
JSTOR 83,447 117,853
MLA International Bibliography 27,920
Nexis Uni 7,788
Performing Arts Periodicals Database 24,066 723
Project Muse 5,644 12,298

Usage of Film Studies Databases: 2015

Database Searches Downloads
Arts & Humanities Citation Index 24,211
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 240,155 109,939
Film & Television Literature Index 19,741
Humanities Abstracts 20,057
JSTOR 76,605 239,391
MLA International Bibliography 29,966
Nexis Uni 13,532
Performing Arts Periodicals Database 20,496 779
Project Muse 5,140 10,616

Top 10 Journals

The lists of Top 10 journals by subject were extracted from Journal Citation Reports database. The Libraries own or have access to all titles linked below.

Top 10 Journals in Film Studies

Journal Name ISSN Total Citations 2020 Journal Impact Factor Eigenfactor Score Article Influence Score
Media Psychology 1521-3269 2,552 3.824 0.003 1.817
Television & New Media 1527-4764 1,104 3.109 0.003 1.176
Continuum-Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 1030-4312 1,040 0.965 0.002 0.542
Journal of African Media Studies 2040-199X 130 0.361 0 0.259
Asian Cinema 1059-440X 26 n/a 0 n/a
Black Camera 1536-3155 76 n/a 0 n/a
Etica & Cine 2250-5660 11 n/a 0 n/a
Film Comment 0015-119X 98 n/a 0 n/a
Film History 0892-2160 220 n/a 0 n/a
Film Studies 1469-0314 27 n/a 0 n/a

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