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Books in the main collection within the subject of Film and Media can be located on the first floor of the library at the Carmarthen campus. It is important to search the library Catalogue to identify the collection and the call number of the required item. Some relevant Classmark for Film and Media are listed below:


302.23 Media studies
791.4 Motion pictures, radio, television
792.4309 Historical and geographic aspects of motion pictures
791.433 Types of presentation e.g. home and amateur films
791.4334           Animated films
791.436 Film genres
791.437 Films

E-books can accessed via the library and learning resources Catalogue and the E-Book Collections

There is a collection of audio visual material including DVDs and CDs available to loan from the Library and Learning Resources.  This collection is located on the ground floor of the library and classmark numbers for items can be found on the catalogue.


The print journals for Film and Media are located on the ground floor in the Carmarthen library.  Journals are arranged alphabetically according to their title.  Some relevant journals are listed below.  Many of our journals are also available electronically.

A selection of full text e-journals as well as the indexes and abstracts are available via the library and learning resources. Many of our e-resources require you to login using your University IT account.

To search for full text e-journal articles by subject you can go to the library catalogue. Some useful e-journal collections for Film and Media are:

A selection of full-text journals, as well as the indexes and abstracts for others, are available via the Library and Learning Resources.

To search for full text e-journal articles by subject you can search the catalogue by subject. Some useful e-resources for Film and Media are:


Academic Search Premier is an excellent database - a good all rounder for most subjects.

The internet is a very useful tool for finding information and resources but it can be very difficult and time consuming to find relevant, up-to-date and accurate information and should be used with care. 

Some websites you may find useful are:

Arts Council of Wales

The official body for funding and development of the Arts in Wales.

BFI YouTube Channel

Highlights from the BFI National Archive, exclusive access to the BFI London Film Festival, previews and interviews with the world's greatest filmmakers plus the latest trailers.

Internet Movie Database

An online database giving information about films and actors as well as clips and links to reviews and interviews.

National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales

A project to bring together the collections of sound and moving image materials of the Wales Film and Television Archive and the National Library of Wales.


Provides access to film and television resources through the World Wide Web to facilitate the study of film/TV.

vads: the Online Resource for Visual Arts

Contains a searchable collection of over 100,000 images, free to use and copyright cleared for use in education.