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Film and Video Studies

This research guide contains recommended resources for Film and Video Studies (FAVS) majors and students beginning research on film and video topics.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

When beginning your research, use encyclopedias, dictionaries, and bibliographies to get background information on your topic. The library offers these resources both physically and online through e-books and databases. In the Library Search, type in your topic. When you get your results, use the sidebar to filter to "Resource Type: Reference Entries."

Below are a few online reference sources to get you get started:

Internet Film Catalogs and Databases