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Fine Art: Media

A Subject Guide for the School of Fine Art

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DVD Checkout Policies

The Academy of Art University Library’s movie collection is located at the Circulation desk. Academy of Art Undergraduate and Graduate students may borrow three movies for three days and are allowed one renewal.  Academy of Art Faculty and Department Directors may borrow five movies for seven days and are not allowed to renew borrowed items. All movies can be checked out at the Library’s Circulation desk. 

still life painting

Willem Claeszoon Heda, Still Life, 1659

Selected DVDs for Fine Art

The items listed below are a sample of some of the dvds here at the library. Click here for more Fine Art media at AAU Library. 

The items listed below are a sample of some of the dvds here at the library. Click here for more Fine Art media at AAU Library. 

The items listed below are a sample of some of the dvds here at the library. Click here for more Fine Art media at AAU Library. 

The items listed below are a sample of some of the dvds here at the library. Click here for more Fine Art media at AAU Library. 

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Citing Films or Videos

Title of Film or Video. Name of Director, Film Studio or Distributor, and the Release Year.

You may include other data that seems pertinent such as names of the screenwriter, performers, and producer after the name of the director. For films dubbed or subtitled in English, you may give the English title and follow it with the original title, italicized, in square brackets.

The format (film, DVD, VHS, etc.) on which the work was viewed is no longer included.

Example - Film, Video, DVD, VHS, etc.:

It's a Wonderful Life. Directed by Frank Capra, performances by James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, and Thomas Mitchell, RKO, 1946.

For audio and video content found online, include descriptive information to help readers understand the type of source you are citing. If the author and the uploader are the same, only cite once. If they are different, place the author’s name before the title.

Example - YouTube, Vimeo, etc:

“Academy of Art University April 2009 Fashion Show.” YouTube, uploaded by Academy of Art University, 29 June 2011, www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUFar8VwJXY.

Picture Files

The Academy of Art University Library has 7 filing cabinets full of high quality images that can be used for projects. These images come from periodicals like National Geographic and cover a wide variety of topics including countries, fashion and nature. Picture Files are located next to the Scanning Stations in the Group Study Area. Patrons can check out picture files at the circulation desk.