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Syracuse University Libraries

Film Studies Resource Guide: Articles and Databases

What is a database?

Databases

Databases World Wide

Boxoffice Data

Generate Keywords for Searching

Take a moment to think about your topic.

Define your topic by asking yourself a set of questions.

Turn your topic into a research question (a thesis topic).

Think of words and phrases to use in a search of information regarding your topic.

If nothing works, change your search terms to find more specific or more general information.

Remember you can always ask for research help from me Ann Skiold saskiold@syr.edu or any other librarian.