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The Libraries' film collections are archival, research collections and access is limited to: scholarly research, film class use or projection in the IU Cinema.

To view films, 16mm and 35mm flatbed viewers are available for use by researchers on-site at the Wells Library and are available by appointment during normal business hours.

Projecting the films should be limited to classroom screenings and special showings.

All of the films in the Educational collections and in the Bradley collection can be searched in Indiana University’s Online catalog, IUCAT.

NOTE: To access the Lilly Library's John Ford and Orson Welles collections, contact Cherry Williams, Lilly Curator of Manuscripts for permission.

To search the films:

Go to IUCAT.

Login as a guest user (or with your IU user id if you are affiliated with IU).

IUCAT Example

For the most successful searching, select “IU Libraries Film Archive” from the ‘collection’ drop down menu as highlighted above.