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ENG 332U - History of Cinema and Narrative Media: Find Books

Requesting Books from Summit

When you find an item in the catalog, if you see a yellow dot next to "check holdings" under the title, that means that the book is not in our collection but is held at one of our partner libraries. You can request the book by clicking on Find & Request (sign in at the upper right corner of the page to do this) and selecting Request from Summit. It takes approximately five days to receive an item through Summit.

Request Books through ILL

If a book you need is not available either through PSU or Summit, you can request it  through Interlibrary Loan & Article Delivery (ILL). It can take up to 12 days to receive a book through Interlibrary Loan.

The PSU Library does not order textbooks or eBooks through Interlibrary Loan.   

 

Statistics

International Motion Picture Almanac
PN1993.3 .I55 | 4th Floor  Motion picture industry statistics for the year, biographies of entertainment world figures, directories of services for the movie industry, state and city film commissions, motion picture companies, a list of the films of the preceding year, directories of theatre circuits, independent theaters (by state), motion picture organizations, trade publications, the industry abroad.


Where are Film, Television & Radio Books in the Library?

Browsing the library shelves by call number ranges is another strategy for locating information on a topic; call numbers can help you get to the "right neighborhood" in the library stacks.

Portland State University Library Catalog: Search the PSU Library Catalog for information about books, journals, videos, government documents, and other materials owned by the Library. You may search by keywords, author, title, or subject headings.

Browsing: One can search the library shelves by call number in order to locate information on a topic; call numbers can help get you to the "right neighborhood" in the library stacks. Most art materials which circulate (Location = "PSU Library Shelves") will be found in the "PN's" on the 5th floor. All Reference books (Location = "PSU Library Reference Collection") will be found on the 2nd floor.

Motion pictures
Motion pictures -- censorship
Motion pictures -- criticism
Film -- criticism
Motion pictures -- social aspects
Film noir
Feminist film criticism

Television acting
Television and children (or, Television and family, Television and politics, etc.)
Television censorship

Radio audiences
Radio announcing

Search individual names
(e.g. Jack Nicholson, Alfred Hitchcock), film titles (e.g. "Bonnie and Clyde," "Rear Window"), movements (e.g. film noir), genres (e.g. western films, horror films) as subjects.

Call Numbers

Browsing the library shelves by call number ranges is another strategy for locating information on a topic; call numbers can help you get to the "right neighborhood" in the library stacks.

PN 1990 Broadcasting
PN 1991 Radio broadcasts
PN 1992 Television broadcasts
PN 1993 Motion pictures
PN 1994 Motion pictures - Laws, regulations, etc
PN 1995 Motion pictures - General special (includes acting, criticism, aesthetics, etc.)
PN 1996 Authorship, scenario writing, etc
PN 1998 Miscellaneous (includes directories and catalogs as well as biographies and portraits of producers, directors, etc., of motion pictures)
PN 2287,
PN 2308,
PN 2329
Actors and actresses (biography and portraits)