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Reference Works

Quick look-up of basic information. There are numerous specialized dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, and collections of reviews in the Reference Stacks on the main floor of Bizzell Library. Browse the area around PN 1993 to see them. This is a partial list of what's available, either online or in print.

  • Critical Dictionary of Film and Television (2001). Ebook and print. PN 1993.45 .C75 2001.
  • Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film (2007). Ebook and print. PN 1993.45 .S35 2007.
  • International Index to Film Periodicals (1972-2012). Print. Z 5784 .M9 I49.
  • International Motion Picture Almanac (1956-2014). Print. PN 1993.3 .I55.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed. Ebook and print. PE 1625 .O87 1989 (reference collection, main floor).

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Image of Spike Lee as Mookie wearing a Brooklyn Dodgers shirt and holding 3 pizza boxes, with posters supporting Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential run in the background

Spike Lee as Mookie in Do the Right Thing (1989). Source: The Margaret Herrick Library.