Film Studies: Home

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The Library is open for PSU students, faculty, and staff to access the stacks, study spaces, computer labs, and Learning Center appointments.  Your PSU ID card is required to enter the building.

The Circulation Desk is open for checking out course reserves, laptops, and other equipment, as well as library materials.

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In This Guide

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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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