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To find books in our collection, search QCAT by author, title, subject heading, or keyword.

To find specific movies, use QCAT's Videos/DVDs limit. You may also search by author (use name of director, actor ...) or film title. To find books on film topics, try a subject search using the following sample LC subject headings:

By Film:
Norma Rae
Paths of Glory
By Person or Corporate Body:
Hitchcock, Alfred
Metro Goldwyn Mayer
By Genre:
Film noir
Documentary films
Western films
General Topics:
Academy awards (Motion pictures)
Animation (Cinematography)
Film criticism
Motion picture actors and actresses
Motion pictures--Censorship
Motion pictures--Canada
Motion pictures, American
Violence in motion pictures
Most books related to Film Studies are located in the call number range PN1992 - PN1999 on the 4th floor. Use the following call numbers as a guide.
Cinematography - TR 850
Film Criticism - PN 1994
History of Film - PN 1993.5
Motion Pictures - PN 1995
Westerns - PN 1995, 1998
Actors/Actresses - PN 2287, PN2308, PN2329
To find bibliographies on a topic, look for the subdivision bibliography following a subject heading.
women in motion pictures--bibliography
To find primary sources in the library, look for the subdivision sources following a subject heading.
motion pictures--united states--history--sources

Last Updated: 13 August 2009