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Selected Publications

Broadcasting (& Cable)

Indexing:
Academic OneFile (1981-1993)
ProQuest Central (1988-current)

Full Text:
Academic OneFile (1984 - 1993, text only)
Factiva (1989 - current, text only)
ProQuest Central (1996 - current, text only)
Business Source Complete (1999 - current, text/PDF)

Physical Holdings:
As Broadcasting: 1935 - 1959 in Off-Site Storage, 1960 - 1993 on 3rd floor, Main Library, PN1991. B7
As Broadcasting & Cable: 1993 - 2009, with spotty coverage

Hollywood Reporter

Indexing:
Business Source Complete (1995 - current)

Full Text:
Factiva (1991 -  current, text only)
Business Source Complete (2008 - current, text only)

Physical Holdings:
Main Library 3rd floor: PN1993 H612  (1973, 1974, 1976, 1977)

TV Guide

Indexing:
Fine Arts & Music Collection (1977 - current)

Full Text: 
The archive on the TV Guide site goes back about a decade.

Physical Holdings:
Microfilm PN1992. T453 (1953 - 2013)

Variety

Indexing:
ProQuest Central (1972 - current, with gaps)
Film & Television Literature index (1994 - present, additional selective coverage back to 1988)

Full Text:
Film & TV Literature (1999 - current. Text and PDF.)
ProQuest Central (They claim 1972, but I'm very, very dubious. Text only.)

Physical Holdings: 
Current issues are in Current Periodicals on second floor of Main Library. Items in that area are shelved alphabetically by title. 
Microfilm PN2000. V3 (1905-2016, January 2017)

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