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Cinema Studies

An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of Cinema Studies.

George Amberg Memorial Film Study Center

Tisch Study Center entryway.  Staff member sitting behind a large desk.

The Skirball Center also houses the William K. Everson Film Collection, containing over 4,000 feature-length films and a like number of short subjects spanning every filmmaking genre, along with an extensive manuscript collection of original scripts, autobiographical materials, correspondence and ephemera; the holdings are particularly strong in materials documenting the silent film era.

Popular Databases

Popular databases for use of Cinema Studies research. 

Google Scholar

Moving Image LibGuide

Other Databases

Often research in cinema entails use of a cross-disciplinary approach. Use the  Articles & Databases page on the library's site for more ideas on how to integrate ideas.

International Cinema Research

Freely available websites to support your research in Cinema Studies.

Business Databases

Screen Studies Collection & Screen Studies