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Common Assignment & Research Questions

Answers to the questions we get asked most about your assignments.


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

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



Documentary DVDs:

Located on 3rd floor
Behind Feature Films


Documentaries that have won Academy Awards:

Located on 3rd floor
Behind Collaborative Collection

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