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Film Studies: Searching library catalogs, by subject headings

This guide's focus is on the study of film. Included are selected tools to locate books, articles, reviews, biographies of individuals affiliated with all aspects of film, as well as box office data.

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Suggestions for searching library catalogs, by subject headings.

The library catalog uses unique language to classify and describe items. The following are a few examples of the subject headings that you might search for to locate materials related to film studies.

Motion Pictures – History
Motion Pictures – History and Criticism
Motion pictures, French – Social aspects
Motion pictures -- Philosophy
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899- -- Criticism and interpretation
Psychoanalysis and motion pictures
Silent films – Germany – History and criticism

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