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Film and Documentary: Home

Welcome! This guide will help you find the best information sources for Film and Documentary.

Welcome to the Library!

This guide will help you:

  • find books, ebooks, journal articles and other information sources
  • manage your references and avoid plagiarism. 

Getting Started

Information can come from many different places...books, journal articles, websites and social media to name a few.

It's good practice to include a variety of information sources when you are gathering information for an assignment. This shows that you have researched your topic thoroughly and have evidence to support your writing.

A good start is to find some information from

  • books
  • journal or magazine articles
  • websites

And remember, don't rely on one source only.

Our Top Resources for Film and Documentary

Best Bet. Search and Find

Start by searching the Library's Collection of books, ebooks, journal articles and more.

 

Recommended Databases for Film and Documentary

Academic Search Complete

Content: Full-text journal articles

Subjects: A wide range of subjects including Film, Documentary, Television and Photography

JSTOR Ireland Collection

Content: Full-text journal articles

Subjects: Arts and culture with a rich focus on Ireland

OmniFile Full Text Mega

Content: Full-text journal articles

Subjects: Film, Documentary, Television and Photography

Kanopy

Content: Video

Subjects: On-demand streaming of award-winning films and documentaries.

 

Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers over 70,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counselling, film, health, history, music, and more.


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