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Research Guides

MUS210: Music in Film

This guide supports the research components of MUS210: Music in Film.

Search by Directors, Film Title, Keywords

Click on the UTL Catalogue advance search: https://search.library.utoronto.ca/advanced and follow the instructions provided. 

a) Search by Film Title 

Use quotation marks to search for specific titles. Be careful with spacing, hyphens and abbreviations. 

  • e.g., "Wizard of Oz"

b) Search by Keywords

Use quotation marks to search for specific compound words and names. Be careful with spacing, hyphens and abbreviations. 

  • e.g., "musical films"  "film score"  

Use an asterisk (*) to tell the database to pull any result containing the root word.  

  • e.g.,   CINEM* cinemacinemas, cinema's, cinematic, cinematography

c) Search by Film Director

  1. Enter last name, first name (e.g., Guest, Christopher).
  2. Click on the drop down menu marked Anywhere and select All Authors.
  3. Click on the Magnifying button to launch the search.

Search Tips

SEARCHING HACK:  When looking for journal articles, search for your topic using key words based on your area of focus. Take advantage of the different search boxes in the Advanced Search menus to maximize your results. 

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