British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

UNIVERSITY OF KENT AT CANTERBURY

Description
The book collection is very broad based and reflects teaching and research interests. it includes: History and Film, Film and Philosophy, Film analysis, Documentary interpretation and criticism, British Cinema, American Cinema, European Cinema, Gender, Narrative Cinema, Experimental and Fantastic Cinema.
Website
http://library.kent.ac.uk/library/
Keywords
American cinema; Cinema; European cinema; British cinema; Media studies
Access
Mon-Thu, 0900-2200. Fri, 0900-2000, Sat, 1200-1900, Sun, 1400-1900. Reduced hours in vacations (all on Internet site).
Access for outsiders
Yes. During 1999/2000 a smart card entry system will be installed. Students and staff from other universities will have access.
Facilities
17 video viewing stations
Charges
No charges for students and staff. For any developments consult Website.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Books
c.4,500 books
Datasets
Film Index International. International Film Archive. International Index to the Performing Arts.
Journals
49 journals (subscriptions); c.1,770 volumes.
Masters
No
Posters
c.20
Sound
c.100 audiocassettes relating to radio
Still Images
c.1,000 slides on films.
Theses
50
Video/Film
4,500 videos. Modest collection of DVDs.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Yes.
Online catalogue
Yes, plus Internet Movie Database and other links to film journals.
Library OPAC
Yes. All holdings can be traced through the Library Catalogue which is available on the Website.
Related website
Yes.
Digitised catalogue
No

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Derek Whittaker
Job title
Subject Librarian
Department
Subject Division
Telephone
01227 764 000
Fax
01227 475 495
Email
d.whittaker@kent.ac.uk
Address
THE TEMPLEMAN LIBRARY
Canterbury
CT2 7NX

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