Over the last couple of weeks, I've finally gotten off my video librarian's
duff and put together something I should have put together years ago: a
research guide for finding primary source moving image and sound materials.
Since this is largely geared to undergrads, I've made the executive
decision to focus almost exclusively on: a) stuff that's on this campus b)
stuff that's available online.
I would greatly appreciate your taking a collective look and letting me
know if I've left something significant out or if there are serious flaws.
Similarly, since we've recently hired a film historiographer in the Film
Studies Dept. and since interest in early film research has intensified in
the last coupla years, I also put together a guide to doing primary source
research in film:
Let me know what you think.
Media Resources Center
"Movies are poems, a holy bible, the great mother of us."
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