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Film and Media Arts

An introductory guide to research in film and media arts topics.

How to Search for Books on a Topic

Need to find out what books exist for a particular topic? Try...

  • Use LibrarySearch to find books available at Temple Libraries. Start with keyword searching.
  • Google Book Search
    Search results include pages from books that include your search terms. Use the "Find this Book in a Library" link to see where you can get a print copy of the book.
  • WorldCat
    Use keyword searches in this database of millions of items owned by libraries around the world.

How to Get Books

Know what books you want but aren't sure how to get them? Follow these steps...

  1. Use LibrarySearch to find out which Temple library has the book, and where it can be found in the library.
  2. E-Z Borrow
    If the book is currently unavailable or not owned by Temple, request it online to get your copy delivered quickly.
  3. ILLiad
    Still can't find the book you need? Request it via ILLiad.