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Films and Media: Research

Guide to the film and media collections at NCCC.
Writing a paper on a film or television topic? The HGL Library has scholarly resources for your research. 


Writing About Movies

Browse the Shelves

Suggested Call Number Ranges
PN1993-PN1999 Cinema Studies/Film Criticism
  • PN1993.5 Film History
  • PN1995.75 Silent Films
  • PN1995.9.A-Z Special Topics--ex. PN1995.9.D6 Documentary
  • PN1997 Individual Motion Pictures (Films)
  • PN1998 Biography
  • PN1999 Special Corporations (i.e. Studios)

TR845-TR899 Film Production

  • TR848 History
  • TR849 Biography
  • TR853-TR859 Color, 3D, Widescreen, Time-lapse, Trick
  • TR860-TR862 Digital cinematography and HD
  • TR878-TR883 Motion Picture Machines (cameras)
  • TR890 Projection
  • TR891 Lighting
  • TR832-TR896.8 Applied cinematography
  • TR897 Sound
  • TR897.5 Animation
  • TR899 Editing

Academic Center for Excellence

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Search the Catalog

Here are some search term ideas to get you started:

Films -- History and criticism 

Films -- Production and direction 

Motion picture actor and actresses 

Motion pictures -- History 

Television programs -- History 

Here are some examples of books you can check out from the Library. 


Search a general or humanities database to find scholarly articles. 

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