Emory borrowers can check out books from many local colleges. Ask the Reference desk for more information.
Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL), you can also:
You will be notified when your materials arrive (most materials are obtained within 2 weeks).
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Film and Entertainment Industry
Books, videos and journals (but not journal articles!) are assigned Library of Congress (LC) subject headings based on their content. Here is a sample list of film-related subject headings, some of which pertain equally to books and visual materials. In discoverE, these subject headings are active links pointing to other items with the same subject.
This is not an exhaustive list of subject headings pertinent to the entertainment industry, but it should give you a sense of commonly used vocabulary and how subject headings are structured.
Notice how LC subject headings go from general to specific. They are also modular; you can remove terms to the right of a hyphen to make your search broader if you're not pulling up the results you want initially.
When searching discoverE by subject, we recommend that you also try selecting the Browse Search function. Browsing will display an alphabetical list of subject headings based on the term you enter. Note particularly how browsing brings out the geographical or country aspect of subject matter, especially important in film research. A multi-volume set of Library of Congress (LC) subject headings is available at the Woodruff Library Reference desk.
discoverE also allows for subject searching, but it doesn't allow for subject browsing.