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Using film as a source

Sian Barber


This study guide is intended to provide a starting point for those seeking to use film as a source. It is aimed at those who want to use film and moving image as the basis for research and offers advice on research methods, theory and methodology, archival work and film-based analysis. Everything included here is also intended to be good practice, whether it be conducting an interview, visiting an archive, undertaking textual analysis or defining a research question. It draws on the disciplines of film and history to offer advice for students and researchers in these fields.

Keywords: Film, History, Sources, Research, Archive, Study guide

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780719090301
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719090301.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sian Barber, author
Queen's University Belfast