Film Studies

Beginner guide to resources available at AUP Library on Film Studies

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Film Studies Call Numbers

To find a specific book in the library, write down the entire call number and note the location (stacks, reference, etc.) and look for the book.  Ask at the Navigation Desk if you need help!

AUP Library books are organized by Dewey Decimal Numbers - here are the basic Film Studies call numbers:

778 Fields & kinds of photography
790 Recreational & performing arts 
791 Public performances 
792 Stage presentations

Don't forget to look at the films themselves. See the Academic Film Collection page for more details

Browse a List of Films

A    B    C    D    E    F    G   

H    I    J    K    L    M    N   

O    P    Q    R    S    T    U   

V    W    X    Y    Z    0    1   

2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9   

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Search tips

To find books and articles on film studies, you can search in Primo OneSearch using the name of a director, genre, film title and more.  You can limit to books or journals - review articles - scholarly articles. If searching more general information, use synonyms - for example, film, cinema, movies. 

If you need help in finding what you need, please ask for Research Help. An AUP librarian may be able to find what you need.  We are happy to help you! 

Film Studies Journals

Browse a list of Journal titles

If you do not find the journal you are looking for on this page.


Free journals

Film Studies Books


MLA 8th edition citations for Film

Can't find an item? Need Help?

If we don't have an article you need, order it!  If unsure, use "Browse a List of Journal Titles" to see if we have the full text in another database. If not order it from us using Interlibrary Loan


If we don't have a book you need, we may be able to borrow it from another library for you.  Look it up in OneSearch first to see if it might be in an electronic collection. If we don't have it, order it from us using Interlibrary Loan.


If you need help in finding what you need, please ask for Research Help.  An AUP librarian may be able to find what you need.  We are happy to help you! 

Film Studies Databases

Below are databases that will give you access to articles and ebooks about Film Studies.


Excellent database for Film Studies - search from box above

Primo OneSearch