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Film Studies: Find Books

film, films, cinema

PSU Library Catalog - Book Search

 
Results include both print and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and the Summit Libraries.

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)

Search for eBooks

Searching in this box will retrieve only eBooks held by Portland State University. Please note: if you do another search within the catalog, it will default to all format types.

Find Books at the PSU Library

Search the PSU Library catalog for books. When you find a pertinent book with a green Available at PSU Library shelves link, select it or the title link for the full record. Write down the location and call number. To locate the call number on a floor map, select the link, View Map. Check out the book at the 1st floor Circulation Desk.

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