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ENGL 3870: Film History: Reference Sources

A course guide to help students in Christopher Weedman's English 3870: Film History course.

Encyclopedias, Guides and Dictionaries

Bibliographies & Indexes

Search Tips

Using the correct subject heading/ term can help find relevant material more effectively. For example, "film history" is  the title of the class. However, subject headings used to find these Reference books used the phrase "motion pictures".  

Remember that the terms you use to talk a topic / subject may not be the same as those used to searcha database such as the Library Catalog.  See the sample headings below. subject headings used include the phrase "motion pictures" rather than "films". 

Note: the links may change . You can enter the terms into the search box i.e. motion pictures indexes  then choose Subject