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Research Paper/ Movie Analysis: Search Basics

Search Tips

To find a particular film at FSCJ, search for audio-visual items using the title, director, lead actor, etc. as search terms.   Put quotation marks around words that should be kept together:

To find information about a  film or video game topic, try combining two or more search terms in an advanced search.   The search result of combining the following terms is provided as an example.

  • motion pictures
  • social aspects
  • gender


The content of this guide is based on the LibGuide cited below.  Thank you to librarian Todd Gilman!

Gilman, Todd. “LibGuides: Film Studies Research Guide: Home.” Yale University Library, Yale University, 18 July 2016,