This subject guide highlights some key discipline resources to get you started with study and research.
You can access print and eBooks via the Library Catalogue. To find books on a particular subject, try a keyword search:
To improve your searching skills, see the Research Essentials Library Guide. Note that you can search the catalogue in non-Latin scripts (including Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese and Korean).
Use databases to search across many academic resources (including peer-reviewed journals) at the same time.
Refer to the A-Z Ejournals and Databases page for a comprehensive list of available resources.
Core Arts and Humanities databases:
The selection of multidisciplinary databases below will retrieve results from different subject areas.
Databases relevant to Screen and Cultural Studies
To search for individual film titles, look up the film in the Library catalogue using the "Online Video" option.
If it is a film with a common title, try a Keyword search using the title and director.
e.g. Keyword: fly AND Cronenberg
To see which films the library holds by a particular director, look up the director's name as an author.
You can also access database collections of videos. The following links will take you to each video streaming database:
DVDs in the University of Melbourne Library
The easiest way to find DVDs/Videos in the Library Catalogue is to do a keyword search using the "DVD Collections" option. You can also search using title, author or subject.
You can find relevant information and resources for your research on the websites of professional organisations and bodies, institutes, NGOs, government departments, etc.
This guide gives a few suggestions to get you started and to give you an idea what to look for. It is by no means comprehensive. If you are a coursework student, check your LMS to see if your lecturer has provided website recommendations.
Tip: if you want to limit your Google search results to organisational, governmental, or educational websites, use Google's advanced search option to limit the site or domains to .org, .gov, .edu.
Some suggested websites for film organisations: