Informatics The record of an article, book, or other report in a bibliographic database that includes summary descriptive information–eg, authors, title, abstract, source and indexing terms. See Report.
The film in question--Cheryl Dunye's award-winning The Watermelon Woman--is one of several gay- and lesbian-themed works cited by the Michigan Republican as evidence of "the serious possibility that taxpayer money is being used to fund the production and distribution of patently offensive and possibly pornographic movies." Hoekstra says he plans to delve into the NEA's operations with hearings later this year.
An outstanding body of literary scholarship, "Teaching Beowulf in the Twenty-First Century" is enhanced with the inclusion of a two page list of Contributors; a thirty page list of Works Cited; and a six page Index.
The author names what he considers the true issues of this generation and then goes on to offer examples of successful political figures and movements that have managed to rea ch through hip hop apathy The only weakness of this work is its lack of footnotes or a bibliography, which would have been helpful as a primer to reading the many works cited in the text.
The book is completed by a bibliography which while it does not include all the works cited in the notes (or any primary sources) does give a very good selection of recent secondary works on medieval women.
The book includes briefly annotated lists of critical works in areas such as gender studies and performance history; pedagogical works and works cited for teaching resources; media resources, including stage plays, films, cultural adaptations, ballet, and opera; and online resources including educational sites and scholarly sites.