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ENG 265: History of the Motion Picture

This is a guide to doing research for ENG 265: History of the Motion Picture with Prof. Mike Aronson, Fall 2017.

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Finding Primary Sources in LibrarySearch

You can find many primary sources within books and other materials in the UO Libraries. Some useful terms to add to your search include:

  • sources
  • diaries
  • personal narratives
  • interviews
  • documents

For example, a search for "buster keaton interviews" returns this book:

Buster Keaton: Interviews. Kevin W. Sweeney, ed. University Press of Mississippi, 2007.

Early Film History Research Assignment

Primary Sources

Use these databases to find primary sources and documents such as reviews, interviews, publicity articles, photographs, theater listings, and production news.

You can also find primary sources in books by using LibrarySearch (see box at left).


Secondary Sources

Use these databases to find criticism and analysis of films.

You can also find film criticism and analysis in books by using LibrarySearch (see box at left).

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