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Library Subject Guides

Cinema Studies: Home

Created for the students and staff of Cinema Studies

Guide overview

This guide is a pathfinder to Cinema Studies resources at UC. To navigate, use the tabs above. Scroll down to browse new titles.

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News

Kanopy changes (March 2020)

Kanopy (online film streaming service) now provides trailers for many of its titles. These can be viewed before requesting that the Library purchase access to a film, to help in film selection.

Kanopy now also includes a Public Performance Rights film search filter to help in identifying films which can be viewed in non-classroom settings.  The PPR search filter is located at the bottom of the filter group on the left of the search screen.

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Nga Tonga Sound and Vision

New Zealand film poster collection

https://www.ngataonga.org.nz/collections/search?i%5Bhas_media%5D=Available+online&tab=POSTER

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Journals

Cinema journals and magazines are less rigidly divided between peer-reviewed academic journals, on the one hand, and general, popular or trade magazines, on the other. (For more information, see: What are journals?). As a key example, Sight and Sound is important for the academic discipline despite not being peer-reviewed.

On this page is information about a few examples of both types of journals: Screen and Film History (both peer-reviewed) as well as Sight and Sound. Current access to the full text of these is provided at UC either online only or in combination with print format. For a list of other currently-subscribed cinema journals, see Current Journals.

Undergraduates can borrow up to 25 items at the same time, for 28 days, including five journals (issues or volumes). Research students can borrow up to 50 items at the same time, for 60 days, including 50 journals. Borrowed items are renewable and subject to recall. See more information on borrowing and printing, photocopying and scanning.

If what you want isn't held or available at the UC Library, you can make an Interloan request (at no charge) - see more information.

Liaison Librarian

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Elizabeth Cooke
Contact:
Central Library, Puaka-James Hight
ext. 93898

Normal working hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9am-1pm
Subjects: Arts