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CTVA 500: Aesthetics and History of Cinema and Television in the Western World: Overview

Eric Edson

Finding film materials in the catalog

Books, scripts, DVDs

Try a subject search on Motion Pictures in the Library Catalog:

This search will pull up many records, which you can then organize by date:
motion pictures

You can then select an individual item, such as the fourth book:

You can send a text message to yourself with the book location and description. Find exactly where on the stacks the book is by choosing Map It.

You can also browse other subjects, such as Motion pictures--Social aspects. You can also start your bibliography by clicking on Cite This Title.

Some books are available electronically, such as these titles:

To find books about writing screenplays, do a subject search on Motion Picture Authorship.

To find screenplays, do a subject search on Motion Picture Plays. If you search in the catalog, you will find all of our print screenplays plus those available online through Alexander Street Press.

To find films in the catalog, search by title or keyword and limit to Videos/DVDs. The majority of the films on the Viewing List are available at the Oviatt.

To find out which films are available online, check out our Streaming Video Guide.