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Film Subject Guide: Welcome


Welcome to the Film Subject Guide. This page contains quick access to important library resources such as popular databases and new film books and eBooks from the Libraries' collection. Please use the tabs at the top of the page to navigate this guide for a variety of information related to Film.

The FDU Libraries offers resources in print and digital formats to support studies in film, including filmmaking, film production, film theory, digital media production, and screenwriting, as well as film history and cinematic hands-on technical training. The resources are searchable under the terms film, motion pictures, moving pictures, movies, and "moving image" genre. Resources include print books and eBooks found in the general circulating collection and vast resources of journal articles and eBooks that are easily accessible through several library databases. 

Additionally, the Douglas Lloyd Kahn Collection in the History of Photography and Film, a non-circulating collection of more than 3639 print books and journals held at the FDU Florham Campus Library, may be consulted in-person by appointment only. 

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Highlighted Resource

Communication & Mass Media Complete is a rich database resource for finding scholarly articles on film and filmmaking around the world.

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New Print Books and eBooks

Request Items

Interlibrary Loan expands the range of available research materials. Materials not owned by FDU Libraries may be obtained from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan. Please see Requesting Interlibrary Loans for information on how to request materials to be sent to FDU Libraries.

Off-Campus Access

Off-campus (remote) access to the FDU Libraries is available to students, faculty, and staff. When a database or resource is selected, a prompt for your FDU NetID and password will appear on your screen. Access will be granted upon verification of your credentials.