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As a library member you can access a range of e-resources by logging in with your library card number and PIN.

  • Cinema outside displayReference books online - search for details of films, film people, quotations and film connections.
  • Britannica Library Online - find articles, photos and web links on films and film people
  • Credo Reference - includes 'Chambers Film Factfinder' and a range of general encyclopaedias, biographical dictionaries and books on quotations
  • Newspapers online - check for film reviews and news in daily and Sunday newspaper articles; for historical information see the complete text of 'The Times' newspaper in the Times Digital Archive 1785 -2008
  • The Films page of WebLinks, an easy way to find useful films web sites, giving information about awards, cast lists, locations and much more

In the Library

  • You can browse academic articles on Journalism and Communications for free using the Access to Research service
  • You can also find many film related books in your library. Search the Library Catalogue to discover what is at your local library
  • At Bedford Central Library you can browse through film magazines 'Empire' and 'Stardust international'


Page last updated: 29th August 2019