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Screenwriting Resources: Get Started

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This guide will help you find information about digital cinema. Click a link below to get started.

Articles: Click this link to find articles and journals.
Books & E-Books: Borrow a book from the library, or access e-books from home.
Reference Materials: Find background information on an unfamiliar topic.
Videos & Images: Stream videos from home, find a video in the library, or find images.
Websites: Use these resources from the web to complement your research.
Cite Sources: Give credit to your sources by citing properly in MLA format.
More Help: Tutorials and student support services can be found here.
Feedback: Contact a librarian and provide feedback about this guide.

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Jun. 24: We've posted a new story to our blog for Library Inked, a project that highlights proud library users with tattoos. Read it and watch the interview here!

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Jun. 10: JSTOR, one of our favorite databases for arts and sciences, has a cool new beta feature called Text Analyzer. Simply upload a document to find related articles and books! Give it a try here.