Resources for Film Studies

Esther Wilkinson

Esther Wilkinson email address Telephone number3177

Art history, History, Modern languages, Linguistics, Literature, Film & Theatre Studies, Philosophy, American (U.S.) Studies

Search Tools, Databases and E-Resources

Databases and E-Resources:Film Studies

Media Resources: DVDs available in The Albert Sloman Library

Media Resources: Videos available in The Albert Sloman Library

Websites and Portals

American Film Institute
Bill Douglas Centre for the History of Cinema and Popular Culture
British Film Institute
BFI Library
British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC)

Includes access to the HERMES database of over 25,000 audiovisual programmes in distribution throughout the UK, selected for their value to higher and further education

Film Archives Online

Provides easy and free access to catalogue information of film archives from all over Europe.


Arts and Humanities internet gateway. This service closed in July 2011 so no new content has been added since then.


Media and communication studies information gateway.


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