Mission of FIAF's Periodicals Indexing Project

P.I.P. Mission Statement

  1. FIAF’s Periodicals Indexing Project (P.I.P.) actively supports FIAF’s objective to promote film culture and to facilitate historical research. The P.I.P. raises the public’s awareness of FIAF, through the presence of publications in libraries and institutions.
  2. The P.I.P. provides a reliable, regular, comprehensive service of high quality in the area of film periodical indexing, in order to aid film researchers and students to find material of current and retrospective value. The P.I.P. offers broad and easy access to quality-assured content through its publications and services.
  3. The P.I.P. supports FIAF affiliates by helping the archives collaborate and pool their resources on film journal indexing, as well as facilitating film research.
  4. The P.I.P. is also committed to serving the broader film community, scholars and film workers, assuring that their articles are cited in a professional, internationally recognized index available worldwide.


P.I.P. Vision Statement

FIAF’s Periodicals Indexing Project (P.I.P.) strives:

  1. to be widely recognized as the leading film periodical indexing resource, committed to providing a reliable, high-quality service with comprehensive indexing of the world’s foremost academic and popular film journals
  2. to continue to develop and enhance the research value of the International Index to Film Periodicals and the other databases published on the FIAF Databases resource through our strong links and collaborations with the FIAF affiliates.