Film Studies: Home

film, films, cinema

Library Services for Spring Term 2021

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The Library's 1st floor is open for students to pick up items at the circulation desk and use the computer lab (limited seating available).  Please visit Library Services - Spring 2021 for more information.  Laptops, wifi hotspots, and other equipment are available for checkout.


In This Guide

movie projector by Andrew Yee

This guide will help you begin your research in film studies through the library's collections and beyond. Use the tabs to navigate through the following pages of the guide:

  • Find Articles - search for articles online and in print. Also provides access to core databases for film studies.
  • Find Books - find print and eBooks.
  • Reference Works - get background information on your topic, identify key authors and works, and more by using bibliographies, subject encyclopedias and biographical sources.
  • Primary and Web Sources - quality web resources and primary sources for film, television and radio.
  • Citation & Writing - information on citation formats, citation management tools and more.

("Prarie Home Companion" by Andrew Yee is licensed under CC BY 2.0" by tvol is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Core Online Resources

These are likely to be the best online sources in which to start your film, television & radio research.

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