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Food Films: Articles/Reviews/Databases

What is a Database?

See full size imageA Database is a collection of  digitized articles, book chapters and other information from reliable sources.

Select one of the databases listed in the middle column to locate information about the topic you are researching.

All of the resources in these databases come from magazines, newspapers, journals and books. Although they are delivered through the Internet, they are not considered "Internet Sources" by your professors. 

Articles from the databases may be printed, saved to a drive or emailed for later use.

To use Library databases from home, you will need your NCC N# and PIN.

No Full Text? What's Next!

Sometimes an article is not available in full text in the database. You may have an abstract (summary) or just a citation. If you cannot find another article, or you feel that this article is best suited for your research, you have a few options.

If you see, "Full Text Finder" click on the link to retrieve the article from another database. 


The article might be available in our print collections. If the full-text link says the article is available in print, you must fill out a request slip and go to the Reserve Desk on the first floor of the Library. Once you have the article, you can make a photocopy for your assignment.

If the article is not available through the NCC Library, you will see the "Request through Interlibrary loan" option.

By selecting this link you will be able to get this article sent to you through Interlibrary Loan, you will need to sign in with your N# and Portal Password.

Best Databases for Film Reviews

There are several ways to find good articles and reviews.

Search All

Search all our resources at once! Find books, articles, reviews from all our databases and catalog.

Use the box below, or click on this Advanced Search link  for more options

Best Databases for Scholarly Analysis

Specific Articles on Food in Film

A general article on food in film may help you with your project. Relate the concepts mentioned to the movie you are analyzing.

Does the Library Have the Article I Need?

Sometimes you may find a citation or reference to an article.

To see if we have the article, jot down the journal title, volume #, date and pages.

Use our Holdings link to search for the journal. If it is available in one of our databases, it will show up on the results list.

Then, just search by date and volume number for the issue you need.

Note: All articles in the magazine, Sight and Sound, 2001-present are available in print.  Follow the instructions in the box below.

Print Articles

Some of the articles listed in the databases are only available in print in the Library. You can still get access to the article.   Fill out a periodical request slip that includes all the required information. Bring the slip and your NCC ID to Room L 102 on the first floor. You may photocopy the article or use it in the building.  


Google Scholar

Search for material about your selected film.  If you locate an article that is not full-text, use the Interlibrary Loan form link to get a copy.

request an article from another Library

Google Scholar Search