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Looking for documentary films?

Use the subtabs under "Documentary comparison"

political documentaries

social issues documentaries

science documentaries

to see suggested documentaries


Note: film descriptions in this guide taken from WorldCat and Amazon.com

Location

Documentary DVDs:

Located on 2nd floor
Main Collection

 

Documentaries that have won Academy Awards:

Located on 3rd floor
across from the Reference desk

Finding documentaries in the library

To see all documentaries, browse by subject in the SWAN Catalog

note: this retrieves all documentaries and books about documentaries


To find documentaries on a certain topic, try searching in Summon

Search Summon for articles, books, & more

 

search terms: "documentary films" AND subject term(s)

"documentary films" AND war

"documentary films" AND food

limit to "Video Recordings" under Content Type

Other sources

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