ERIC Number: ED329225
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Film and Video Resources at the Library of Congress.
While the primary emphasis of the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (MBRS) of the Library of Congress (LC) has been on collecting theatrical features, other materials are also collected, including theatrical shorts, newsreels, instructional films, television news, entertainment programs, and documentaries. Access to MBRS materials is through: (1) the Film and Television Catalog; (2) the Newsreel Catalog; (3) the Directors File; (4) the German, Japanese, and Italian Collections Catalog; (5) the Silent Film Catalog; (6) the Dictionary Catalog; and (7) the LC automated online catalog system. The MBRS collections are described under the following headings: Copyright Collection, which includes the American Film Institute (AFI) Holdings; the Non-Copyright and Non-AFI Collection; and the Television Collections. Related LC collections are also described, including the Recorded Sound Collections; the Prints and Photographs Division; and the Archive of Folk Culture. The appendices contain Guides to Audiovisual Materials, Guidelines for Viewing Films and Videotapes, Guidelines for Listening to Recordings, and a Guide to Selecting Pictures. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Library of Congress
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Speech Communication Association (November 1-4, 1990).