Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
What is it? This new digital archive documents behind-the-scenes activities of the music, film, and entertainment industries. By providing the complete runs of major trade and consumer magazines, from their inception to 2000, it arms students and researchers with the primary source material needed to develop a contextual understanding of the entertainment industry as it evolved over the 20th century. It is ideal for scholars studying: The economics of the entertainment industry; Production, marketing and reception of films or music albums; Factors surrounding the emergence of subcultures such as punk, two-tone or grunge; Culture, politics and social change in dynamic eras such as the 1960s. Each magazine can be browsed cover-to-cover in full-page, full-text format. Users are able to search for original reviews, interviews, industry news, listings, charts and features relating to the full range of popular media using advanced search and retrieval functionality. Includes key trade and mass-market consumer magazines; weekly and monthly issues. Approximately 2.5 million pages digitized in high resolution color and fully searchable. Complete backfiles support analysis of trends in popular culture across the entire 20th century. Covers the entire entertainment industry, including film, television, popular music, radio, theatre, and performing arts, with a focus on the US and the UK. Cross-searchable with historical databases on the all-new ProQuest platform.
Why use it? Find primary source material needed to develop a contextual understanding of the entertainment industry as it evolved over the 20th century.
Coverage: 1880 - 2000
Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.
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