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AS3632 History of US Film (Prof. Nicolardi): Home

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Film and Media includes a variety of topics and areas.

First ask yourself some questions:  What information are we looking for here anyway (i.e. articles, books, streaming video, transcripts, and/or DVDs & Blu-rays)?  Do I need a recommendation for a good film or do I need transcripts from news programs?

If you're looking for transcripts from news programs, be sure to visit Nexis Uni.  You can search the news "By Source Type".  Select "Broadcast Transcripts" and you'll be on the right track.

You'll find books on movies and television through OWLCat, Old Westbury Library's Online Catalog.  Can't find quite what you're looking for?  Don't give up!  If you don't have an ILLiad account, create one so you can request items through WorldCat.  There are literally millions of books that you can keyword search in WorldCat.  Some of them might be good for your assignment.  Note the above links for Gender in Film and Politics of Media.  These will be helpful with your studies and give you some film ideas.

Finally, no matter what you do, you've got to cite your sources.  For more information including helpful examples and style guides, check out Purdue OWL to cite your work in Chicago style.

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