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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


A Media Commons Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the media production process.

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Scholarly Commons
220 & 306 Main Library

Drop-ins welcome @ 306

306 Service Desk Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10:30am-7:30 pm
Friday: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sunday: 2:00pm - 6:30pm

Room 220 is open for use at all times the Main Library is open.

Phone: 217-244-1331
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How to Begin

Follow the steps below to begin your research. To find additional resources, use the navigation on the left.

Library Catalog

Suggested Keywords for searching in Library Catalog or in Library Databases:

  • Filmmaking
  • Motion Pictures-Production and direction
  • Cinematography
  • Acting Direction