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Cinema

Selected Cinema eBooks from the CCSF Library

Library Subjects and Call Number Ranges

Book iconIn the CCSF Library buildings, books are organized by call number according to the Library of Congress classification system. This system groups items by subject and locates similar items on the shelf together. Below are some potential ranges in which you can find books related to your discipline.

Subjects and Call Number Ranges
Subject Call Number Range
Motion pictures. Film. Cinema. PN 1993
General works on film PN 1994
Genres & other special topics, A-Z PN 1995.9
Film authorship, scenario writing, etc. PN 1996
Individual films, by title, A-Z PN 1997. A2-.Z8
Biography PN 1998. A2
Individual directors, A-Z PN 1998.3

Finding Books

BookSearching for library resources goes better when you:

  • enter words for topics (keywords), authors, or titles, rather than questions.
  • use dropdown menus & checkboxes (limiters/facets) to zone in on exactly what kind of thing you want.
Searching for books - differences
How to Find Ebooks How to Find Print Books

To find ebooks:

  • use the "Books and Media" tab on the Search the Library box. After running the search on the word(s) you entered,
  • Filter My Results navigation on left side of the page. Options selected: Available Online and Books (filters checked)On the left side of the screen find the Filter My Results options--Check "Available Online" under "Availability" and "Books" under "Resource Type." 

 

To find print books: 

  • use the "Books and Media" tab on the Search the Library box. After running the search on the word(s) you entered,
  • "Filter My Results" options in OneSearch with the filters "available on campus" and "books" selected.On the left side of the screen find the Filter My Results options--Check "Available on Campus" under "Availability" and "Books" under "Resource Type." 

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