Resources for the Media, Communication and Film Studies


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Search through around 3 million entries is the Specialised Information Service for media, communication and film studies.

Anyone researching, teaching or studying these subjects can search here for books, journal articles, AV media and online resources in around 3 million records. Our index consists of more than 35 data sources specifically tailored to the subjects, which are constantly updated and expanded by us.
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For almost all books and articles, shows you whether the medium is already in the holdings of your own university library. If this is not the case, you may order the article or a partial copy with one click. If you do not find a resource at all, write us and we will take care of it. informs about novelties

Every week there are around 40 new publications of relevance to the field. You can order new books with one click and we will deliver them directly to you, on loan for 30 days. advises on Open Access

Many resources found on are freely accessible. We mark open access documents in the search results and advise users and publishers on open access publications and the publishing of research data. You are welcome to contact us. licenses resources

Via, all users who work full-time in science have access to special FID licenses. In addition, we have a constantly growing range of e-books licensed specifically for