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Educational Resources

Get access to everything you need to be successful during your time at Mason.

Library Services

Learn how to conduct library searches, find books, films, articles, and more. Whether you are conducting research for a paper or a film project, the Film and Video Studies Info Guide contains everything you need to get started. The guide also contains recommended resources for research on film and video topics including key databases such as the Film and Television Literature Index and many multimedia industry news sources.

Films Online

The Film and Video Studies Info Guide contains links to:

You must sign in with Mason credentials to access these databases.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers free writing support to Mason students, faculty, and staff. Accomplished graduate and undergraduate students provide face-to-face tutoring, online tutoring, and workshops. They work with writers through all stages of the writing process from brainstorming and organizing to revising and polishing.

Sound Library

Download sounds from our extensive library.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online collection of business, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts. Mason students, faculty and staff receive free access. Choose "Sign In," and "Sign in with your organization portal," enter "gmu.edu" and then log in with your Mason ID and password. Video courses cover such areas as Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, and After Effects.

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