Welcome FILM/HUM 109 Students!
Welcome! This is a digital library for Professor Crosby's essay on cinema history in HUM/FILM 109.
From the assignment handout:
"For this assignment you must complete a three to five-page essay on a topic of your choosing as long as it relates to cinema, or uses cinema in an attempt to examine some aspect of culture, economics, politics or society."
Start here! Choose your topic, narrow your topic, build background knowledge and learn key dates, concepts, names, and vocabulary before delving into more specific information.
In these databases, you'll find specific information related to your research topic. Note: Many of these articles come with citations, which makes your life easier when creating notes and/or bibliographies.
A-Z List of Databases at College of Marin
The databases listed above are recommended for cinema history. However, depending on your research topic the library may have other databases that you might find useful.
A to Z List of College of Marin Library Databases
Frequently Asked Questions
- A - Z List of Databases at College of Marin Library
- Citing Sources
- Copyright for Faculty at College of Marin
- Digital Citizenship
- Evaluating Websites
- Events at College of Marin Library
- Fake News
- Finding Books
- Finding Government Statistics
- Get Started
- Getting a Library Card and Checking Out Books
- Google Scholar
- Hidden Figures
- How to Read a Scholarly Article
- How-To Videos: Tips for Advanced Research & More!
- Magazines and Newspapers in Print at COM Libraries
- Public: Open to the Public
- Research Process: A Step-By-Step Guide
- Search Techniques
- Technology at College of Marin
- Thesis Statements
- Types of Sources
- What is Peer-Reviewed Research?
Get Help from the Library
Learning Resource Center, 2nd Floor
Fri: 8 am - 2 pm
Librarian Research Help:
Mon-Thur: 8 am - 8 pm
Indian Valley Campus
Bdg 27 (Main Building), Room 124
415.883.2211 Ext. 8505
Mon, Tues: 10 am - 6 pm
Librarian Research Help:
Mon-Thur: 10 am - 2 pm
The Library has many textbooks and course materials available at the front desk. Search by course or by instructor:
You can also browse for books in the College of Marin Library using the Library of Congress Classification System. We have an amazing collection of books on movies. Ask a librarian for help, or follow the signs on the bookshelves. Here is the best place to browse in our library:
Books on Film History in College of Marin Library
These books are just a few of the many books on movies in College of Marin Library. Use the call number to find the book on the shelf, or ask a librarian to help you find it.