Over the course of the 20th century and into the 21st, cinema, television, and related media have become increasingly central both to individual lives and to the lives of peoples, groups, and nations. Sound and screen media have taken their place beside other crucial areas of human communication and creativity such as literature, music, art, and performance to form distinctive modes of expression, necessitating specialized analysis and criticism.
This guide serves as a guide to assist faculty, students, and librarians in locating materials in the area of film studies. Updated by the American Library Association division of Academic and Research Libraries.
Thousands of streaming feature films, documentaries, and training videos that can be watched by Augsburg faculty, staff, and students anywhere, anytime. Featured producers in Kanopy include Criterion Collection, PBS, California Newsreel, HBO, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, Documentary Educational Resources, Roland Collection, MVD, Psychotherapy.net, and many more.
Popular Thousands of educational and documentary videos from authoritative sources. Create playlists and clips and embed these in your course Moodle site.
Includes films from Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Films Media Group.
Copyright-compliant streaming of feature films, intended primarily to address topics that are relevant to today’s collegiate discussions. Students can choose among movies selected by Augsburg professors; instructors can log in to browse the catalog for other films to add.
Credo Reference is the "scholarly Wikipedia"
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Provides access to full-text articles from a few relevant journals, though it does not have recent issues. On the Advanced Search screen, scroll down and select "Art and Art History Journals" to help narrow down your search.
Popular A multi-disciplinary database containing full-text for thousands of journals in nearly every subject area, including: computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.
Search here for scholarly criticism and discussion of all genres of literature and film, including authors, their works, and important themes. For best results, pay close attention to the captions where you enter your search terms.
The UC Berkeley site is no longer maintained but it is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in audio and visual formats. The MRC collection is intended to support the broad range of study and research interests on campus with particularly strong holdings in humanities and social sciences materials, as well as a broad range of general interest materials in the fields of science and technology.