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Film Studies

Books & eBooks

Search books on EBSCO Discovery


Here are a few search terms to get you started.

You can use these subject headings as a starting point, but be sure to look for additional terms as well.

Need a book the library does not own?

You can request the book through Interlibrary Loan. Info and a downloadable form are available here!

To search for books available in other libraries, try using

WorldCat -- Search the holdings of more than 10,000 libraries to locate books and identify citation information.


Library of Congress -- Access to the Library of Congress catalog and other online collections.

NOTE: Users do not need to identify a library that owns the book. Simply provide the appropriate information on the form and library staff will do the rest!

Journal Articles

Journal articles are very specific.  Locating relevant articles is always easier after you have completed your background reading and examined quality books on the subject.

Use more than one article database.  Each database indexes a set of journals, conference proceedings, books, etc., but there is no database (not even Google) that indexes everything. To find as much as possible, you will need to use more than one database and try a variety of search terms.

Need an article that isn't full text? Access the request form below.