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CST 151: Film Appreciation I (Cesa-LO)

Guide by Eliza Selander. Direct comments to eselander@nvcc.edu.

Getting Started with Research

1. Do you prefer taking notes on paper or on a computer? How will you keep track of your research?

2. Have you selected a topic? Brainstorm 5-10 related search terms BEFORE you start your research.

For example: Search terms for "Mary Pickford" could include her name and/or titles of her films or plays, names of her characters, directors or actors she worked with, or industry-related terms such as silent films, silent movies, pay raise, Academy Award, etc.

3. Save what you find (print it or email it to yourself).