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Film & Media

This guide contains library resources on Film, Cinema, and other forms of mass media entertainment, as well as links to internal and external sources on these subjects

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

21st Century Communication

Electronic Resource

Encyclopedia of Chinese Film

Electronic Resource

Encyclopedia of Media and Politics

Main Collection

Encyclopedia of New Media

Reference Collection Annex (Second Floor)

Encyclopedia of Television

Nancy Thompson Library Main Collection

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

Nancy Thompson Library Main Collection

The Handbook of New Media

Electronic Resource

The Persuasion Handbook

Nancy Thompson Library Main Collection

Recommended Multimedia Databases

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