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Cinema and Media Studies

Searching the catalog for films

Use the Library Catalog to search for films held across the UChicago Libraries.  Use the "Author" option to search for a director or distributor (such as Criterion).

Use the advanced keyword search to generate more complex searches:

  1. Select the "Advanced Keyword" tab in the catalog.
  2. Under "Format" select Video, Streaming Video, etc.
  3. Add additional search terms, such as an actor or director (in all fields).
  4. Use the asterisk (*) in "all fields" along with a format limit to generate a complete list of films held by the Library. Click "search" and from there you can use the facets on the right to further limit by language, genre, distributor, etc. For example:
     

Tools for finding film beyond campus

Use these catalogs and databases to identify archival collections of scripts, personal papers, and films beyond the University of Chicago.