FIAF International FilmArchive Database International index of more than 300 film journals (from 1972)
film literature index FLI Index of 150 film and television journals from 30 countries, additional articles from 200 other journals (review period 1976-2001)
Consultation hours for literature research
Our subject librarian for film studies would be pleased to assist you in making full use of the resources of the University Library Bern:
- Assistance in researching your topic
- Using specialized databases
- Help with search strategies
- Support for working with literature management programs
Please make an appointment by e-mail. The consultation can also be made using a tool such as Skype, Zoom, or Jitsi.
For further services of our subject librarians please visit the portal for human and social sciences of the University Library of Bern (in German).
Older books in film studies are housed in closed stack areas and can be requested through our online catalog swissbib Basel Bern. Open access holdings can be found in the following libraries:
- Introductions and basic literature in film studies and monographs on particular film genres
- Monographs on filmmakers
- Film adaptations of literary works and select movies
- Video recordings of theater productions