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FTS: Film Adaptation: Resources

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This guide provides a basic overview of library resources for your First Term Seminar. Don't hesitate to ask a librarian for research help at any step along the way! Feel free to contact me (Anna Hulseberg) directly at

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Advanced Search · Finding Books in the Library

Browsing for Books

Books are shelved in general subject categories using the Library of Congress classification system. You may want to supplement your use of the catalog with browsing shelf areas for your topic, for instance, books on the topic Motion Pictures are shelved at Call Numbers PN1993-1999. For instance, here's a book on film adaptation:

Finding Films

Films on DVD:

  1. Search the Library Catalog
  2. Limit your results to Source Type: Video

Tip: The Library has DVD players for you to borrow.

Finding Articles & Film Reviews

Examples of Specific Sources for Film Reviews

Journals List: Do We Have this Journal?

When you have a source with a bibliography, you can see if a particular article from the bibliography is available by looking the journal's name up at the link below. Then you can use the volume and date information to navigate to the article. If we don't have access to that journal, we usually can get it from another library.

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