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Cinema Studies: Resources for Cinema Studies Professors

Resources for searching for scholarly information in all areas of cinema.

Resources for Cinema Studies Professors at UT

Request Materials

Print or e-books 

Use this form to recommend or request print or e-books. Sign in with your NetID. Select "Cinema Studies" as your department, and the request will come straight to me, your subject librarian. If the item is for a specific course, please include the course name and number on the form.

DVD or Streaming Video 

Use this googleform to request videos on DVD, Blu-Ray, or streaming media. Please include your format preference, and duration of the license if it's streaming video.

Databases

Please email me if you are interested in a database that we don't currently have. 

Most publishers offer a free trial for a limited period, usually 2-3 months. During the trial, we ask that you, other faculty, and students provide feedback. This is then shared with the Collections Committee and helps inform their decision-making on whether to purchase or subscribe to the database.

Instruction, consultation, guest lectures, film projection

Instruction - I am available for class visits - in person or online - to talk with students about library resources for cinema studies, and to give guidance on search strategies and other information needs. I love meeting with students in the classroom as it makes it easier for them to contact me for individual research help if they need it later. 

Consultation - I am happy to meet with you one-on-one to help support your research needs, or to discuss new materials for our collection.

Guest lectures - My areas of expertise are amateur and non-theatrical film, film archives and preservation, early color processes, and film-related technology. I always bring lots of artifacts to make for an engaging hands-on experience!

Film projection - I am an experienced film archivist and small gauge film projectionist. I especially enjoy projecting film for students who have rarely or never experienced it.

Your Cinema Studies Librarian

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Louisa Trott
Contact:
Hodges Library
1015 Volunteer Blvd
Knoxville
TN 37996
865-974-6913
Subjects: Cinema Studies, Theatre

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