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Research Guides

Collection Guidelines: UW Libraries Locations

These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the Comparative Literature and Cinema & Media Studies collections of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus).

Location of Materials

  • Suzzallo Allen Library is the primary location for the Comparative Literature and Cinema Studies collections in print.
  • Most of the folklore collections are also in Suzzallo Allen Library.
  • Links to electronic resources may be found on the Comparative Literature and Cinema & Media Studies Research Guide and through the Libraries Online Catalog.
  • Several large microform collections which support literary research are housed in the Microforms-Newspapers Section.  Some of these major literary collections have been superceded by online collections, and the microform holdings placed in remote storage.
  • There are some duplicate and related titles in the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Drama Library, Bothell and Tacoma libraries.
  • Specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, concordances, and bibliographies may be located in the Reference Section in the Suzzallo Allen Library.
  • Videos are primarily in the Media Center (Suzzallo Library, 3rd floor). Many video and streaming video materials are available through online collections.
  • The Art Library holds some materials relating to art and literature and to photography and literature.
  • The Music Library has material relating specifically to music in the cinema.