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What you’ll find

 Credo Reference

 Lots and lots of encyclopedias that include biographical  and background on subjects.  Good place to go shopping for topics

 Oxford Art Online    

(Source type: Reference) Encyclopedia-type of info, but a little more in-depth.  


(Source type: Reference) Background and biographical information; entries are often short, however this is a good starting place for you research.

Biography Resource Center    

Biographical information.  Also provides links to popular (news, reviews, etc.) and scholarly articles.  Includes information on many well-known people, not just artists.                                                                

Suggested Print Reference Sources:

Armstrong, Richard B. Encyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings and Series. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co Inc, 2010. Print.

Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory. London: Routledge, 2001. Print.

Darby, William. American Film Music: Major Composers, Techniques, Trends, 1915-1990. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland, 1990. Print.

Film Noir: The Encyclopedia. 1st ed. New York: Overlook Press, 2010. Print.

Grant, Barry Keith. Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film. Detroit: Schirmer Reference, 2007. Print.

Selected Film Criticism. Metuchen, N.J: Scarecrow Press, 1982. Print.