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The Library Screen Scene – Film and Media Literacy in Schools, Colleges, and Communities - Oxford Scholarship Online
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The Library Screen Scene: Film and Media Literacy in Schools, Colleges, and Communities

Renee Hobbs, Liz Deslauriers, and Pam Steager


Throughout life, people use film, videos, and media for entertainment and learning. In an increasing number of school, public, and academic libraries, people get opportunities to screen and discuss movies, make short animations, learn to edit videos, and develop a sense of community and civic engagement through shared media experiences. Through innovative programs, services, and collections, libraries are helping people acquire film and media literacy competencies. This book reveals five core practices used by librarians who care about film and media: viewing, creating, learning, collecting, a ... More

Keywords: library, libraries, film programs, school library, academic library, public library, curriculum, instruction, movies, media literacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190854317
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190854317.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Renee Hobbs, author
Professor, Harrington School of Communication and Media

Liz Deslauriers, author
Freelance Writer and Consultant

Pam Steager, author
Senior Researcher and Writer, Media Education Lab

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