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Ohio University Libraries

Film Studies

film studies research guide

Finding films with subject headings

Finding books by Subjects

check out these subject headings, good way to get straight to the source.

Music and Dance materials will be located (for the most part) and the Music and Dance Library in Glidden Hall.

Browsing by Call Number

Most books in Ohio U libraries are shelved by call number. You can browse broad call number ranges (examples below), but keep in mind that anything checked out, shelved in Reference or Class Reserves, or in other campus libraries, will be located in different places. 

PN1993.5.U6 - PN1993.5.U8: Motion Pictures History (United States)

PN1995.6: Motion Pictures and Censorship

PN1995.7: Pictures and sound / talking pictures

PN1995.75: Silent film

PN1995.9.G3: Gangster films (other film genres/topics also shelved in PN1995.9)

PN1998 - PN1998.3: Biographies and scholarship on individuals (mostly directors)

PN1999: Motion picture studios and corporations

PN2287: Biographies of actors/actresses

TR845 - TR899: Cinematography (includes projection, Technicolor and color cinematography, special effects)

NC1320 - NC1776: Cartooning and Animation

NA6845 - NA6846: Motion picture theaters