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Need Media?: Getting and Accessing Films for Your Courses

Do We Currently Have Access to a Film?: QuickSearch Knows

In most cases, feature films to which Rutgers users currently have access will be found in QuickSearch
To search for a specific title,
  • Select "Advanced Search" (on the bottom right of the basic search box).
  • Use the pull-down menu to change the first "Any Field" to "Title"
  • Use the pull-down menu to change the first "Contains" to "Starts With"
  • Enter your title
  • Use the pull-down menu to change the "Resource Type" to "Video/Film"

So If You're Looking for the Documentary Revolution '67

Video and Audio Databases

The Rutgers Libraries subscribe to a wide range of video and audio databases. You'll find the full list here

Among the services available:

Academic Video Online
A collection of over 80,000 streaming videos in a wide variety of academic areas. Includes many documentaries and filmed stage productions.
Asian FIlm Online
More than 900 narrative feature films, documentaries, and short films from independent Asian filmmakers.
Silent Film Online
More than 1,000 silent feature films, documentaries, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.
Filmakers Library Online
Over 1,500 feature-length documentary films made by independent filmakers from all over the world.
Socialism on Film
Digitized films originally produced in communist countries during the 20th century.

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