If a subject is new to you, or if you would like an overview of a topic, basic factual information, or sources for further reading, you may want to consult reference materials. The sources listed below are located in the Reference Collection (main floor, southeast), the Bizzell Library stacks, or for e-books, online via the library's website (click on titles to access).
The largest German-language encyclopedia. Reference Stacks, AE 27 .B8 2006. 30 vols.
The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema
Biographical encyclopedia of actors, directors, writers, and crew involved in German movie making. Bizzell, 3rd Floor, PN 1993.5 .G3 C65 2009.