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Writing a paper on a film or television topic? The HGL Library has scholarly resources for your research.
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
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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.
Fine Arts & Music Collection
The Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.
Humanities Source is a full-text database covering literary, scholarly and creative thought. It provides full text, indexing and abstracts for the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities. This includes studies in art, history, communications, culture, literature and philosophy. Content includes articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays and more.
JSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in many academic disciplines, especially arts, literature, humanities, history and biology.
Academic Search Complete
A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals across all subject areas. Coverage is primarily from 1980 to the present, with some older content.
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.
Films on Demand
Films on Demand is a comprehensive collection of high-quality educational videos. Content providers include: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Davidson Films, California Newsreel, PBS and many more. Over 50,000 videos cover a wide range of topics organized into broad subjects. Individual segments subdivide each video into discrete shorter units. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, create and share playlists, personalize folders, and manage their entire collection.
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