Class will be meeting today (October 25) in our regular classroom in the Honors College.
We will have a brief overview of resources for identifying/finding films and videos,
followed by a freeform discussion of your topics and resources you are finding (or hoping to find).
Google is a completely valid starting point! But these freely-available sites also include interesting online film collections:
These two databases are available only to GSU students. You will be asked to log in with your Campus ID and password if you are off-campus.
Other possibilities include
All of these are fair game as long as they were created between 1940 and 1990.
Possible sources for these include:
Option A: Search in the Catalog
From the library's homepage, click on "Catalog" and then on "Advanced Search"
Type the name of the film/documentary/TV show you are hoping to find into one of the search boxes and select "Title."
In the "Format" dropdown box, select "Audio Visual" from the dropdown menu.
This search will be limited to items identified as audiovisual (music, films, etc.).
Option B: Browsing
Our media collection (CDs, DVDs, even VHS tapes [yes, we have VHS viewing machinery] is on Library North 1.
Media materials are across from the circulation desk, on the other side of the large staircase.
You can browse our holdings there.
To check out a media item (DVD, CD, VHS), take the empty container to the circulation desk on Library North 1. They will get the item for you and check it out to you.
This link provides information on what information is needed to cite a film or video in Chicago style.