In preparing to look for information,
- determine what is your research question.
- Define the various problems or questions posed in your initial question: limit, label, question, hypothesize
- Your thesis should not be too broad nor too narrow and should lead to original ideas with insights
- Consult reference works for background information on your topic
- Choose a search system to answer your question(s)
- Formulate a query depending on the search system
- Execute the search
- Examine and assess/evaluate the results of your search
- Save the results and Extract information
- Reflect, write, reiterate, stop
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
National Film Board of Canada
- EUscreen: free online access to videos, stills, texts and audio from European broadcasters and audiovisual archives
- French Television Videos
- Latin American and Spanish Online Videos on the Internet: A Guide to Web Resources
- National Film Board of Canada: Streaming Video is available from the library databases.
- Movie Archive: provides an archive of downloadable movies
- Museum of Broadcast: collect, preserve, and present historic and contemporary radio and television content
- FedFlix: videos of the United States Government, from training films to history.
- Public Moving Image Archives and Research Centers from around the world (National Film Preservation Board)
- Moving Image Collections: MIC lets you discover, locate, and even (in some cases) view moving images from around the world.
- Theatre in Video
- The Video Librarian (includes a database of video reviews)