Tuesday, November 13, 2012

New Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences database!

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recently created the Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collections, which provides free online access currently to a growing collection of over 3,000 items, including correspondence, photographs, early release fliers, full issues of rare periodicals, sheet music and movie star ephemera. The digital collections also include complete copies of more than 250 Academy publications, dating back to the founding of the organization in 1927, and provide access to significant items including selections from the Alfred Hitchcock papers and the Cecil B. DeMille photographs, as well as the annual Academy Awards programs.

Access these collections via links for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collections on the following Library web pages:
  • Databases A-Z
  • Film & Image Databases
  • Mass Communication - Specialized Databases
  • Music - Specialized Databases 
  • Theatre/Dance - Specialized Databases
As always, if you have questions please contact the Research Center desk (x4204) or your liaison librarian.

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