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Anthropology: Find Films/Images

Start your research using the best resources recommended by the subject librarian for anthropology. Here you’ll find the key indexes to the academic literature, full-text databases, and documentary film collections.

Film Resources

The most direct way to find films is a keyword search in our library catalog, restricting to the "Videos & DVDs" category.

Most films receive a subject heading indicating genre. There are a few documentary-related headings: “Documentary films”, “Documentary television programs”, and “Documentary-style films”.

So -- to search the catalog for documentary films on a particular topic, try a keyword search for:

documentary and [your search term], limited to the Videos & DVDs category.

Hint: broaden your search term using the wildcard (asterisk *) in order to find spelling variants
Example: documentary and global