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Film and Screen Media: Books, eBooks & DVDs

Books for Film & Screen Media at UCC Library

UCC Library uses the 'Dewey Decimal' system. The main classification number of relevance to Film and Screen Media is 791.43 (Public performances).

Other relevant numbers include 300s for Social Sciences (e.g. censorship) and 800s for Literature.

Use the Library Catalogue to locate books.

New Books

Would you like to be alerted by email to new books received in the Library in your subject area? Just log into your Library Account on the Library Catalogue and save your search. See the instructions for Preferred Searches and email alerts here.  

Recommend a Book for the Library

You can recommend a book for UCC Library to purchase. Click here and fill out the e-proposal form.

How to Find a Print Book

Use the Library Catalogue to find books and eBooks. Note:
Location: what floor it is on

Call number: where it is shelved - see the book's spine

Status: is it available or currently on loan?


You can choose to search for e-books only on the E-journals & E-books page - see:


or browse by subject:


Most of UCC Library's eBooks can be located through the Library catalogue. A 'view online' link is provided to the eBook, example:

It is also possible to search eBook databases. eBook databases relevant for Film & Screen Media include:‚Äč

Online Reference Works


DVDs of films are shelved on Q+3, next to the Multimedia section. They are given the classification number N 791.43, followed by the first 4 letters of the title of the film. They can be borrowed for 3 days.


Finding Feature Films in the Library Catalogue

In the Library Catalogue  do an Advanced Search by Subject for Feature films. You can then view the full list of films, or select by country.

How to Find a DVD


Use the Library Catalogue to find DVDs. Search by title or keyword and then ‘Modify Search’ to material type ‘Video/DVD’.


  1. Location: the DVD collection is located beside the Multimedia area on Q+3.
  2. Call number: where it is shelved - see the DVD's spine
  3. Status: is it available or currently on loan?