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Film Studies   Tags: communication, copyright, film, mass media  

Film course guide including law and copyright guidelines
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Style Guides

Check out these APA and MLA style guides for tips on creating citations and organizing a research paper.

APA Style Guide to Electronic References
Call Number: Reference BF76.7 .P831 2007

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Call Number: Reference LB2369 .G53 2009

Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age (4th ed.) - Hacker, Diana
Call Number: Reference Desk LB2369 .H33 2006
Diana Hacker's respected guide also has a handy online companion where you can quickly see citations and sample papers in APA, MLA, Chicago, and CSE styles.

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    Search here for scholarly criticism and discussion of all genres of literature and film, including authors, their works, and important themes. For best results, pay close attention to the captions where you enter your search terms; see the Help page for tips.
  • Project Muse
    Project Muse is a resource for theatre history. It is a small database. Remember, when you search Muse, select article search, and choose Film, Theater and Performing Arts and your discipline choice!


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