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Citizen Kane: Books and Videos

Resources for research on Citizen Kane for Prof. Brown's English Classes

Books on Reserve

Some books have been placed on Reserve for everyone to use. Go to the front counter and request the book. You must have your ID card and  the call number listed below. Reserve books may not be taken out of the Library. Circulating books may be checked out and taken home. Books marked with a * are on Reserve. 

Circulating Videos

The Library has several videos as well. Examples are listed below.

       The Battle Over Citizen Kane.Richard Ben Cramer, PBS American
            Call Number: Video E178.P37 7 Day Loan 


Images from ArtStor

View images from the film through the ArtStor Digital Library.

 Search for Citizen Kane, William Randolph Hearst, Orson Welles and Hearst Castle.


Circulating Books

To locate books and videos, click  NASCAT to search our online catalog.  Enter keywords such as Hearst or Welles or Citizen Kane. Once the list of items owned is displayed, click on the Is it Here link to find the call number and availability.

If a book is checked out, a due date will appear in the column, date due. If it is on the shelves for you to take out, it will say available. Use the call number to locate the book on the shelves.  All books with call numbers beginning A-N are on the second floor. Those with numbers beginning P-Z are on the third floor. If you need help, ask at the HELP Desk on the second floor.

Here are some good books in our catalog for your research.

Films On Demand

There are several great videos in our streaming media database, Films on Demand. You can use Films on Demand wherever you have an Internet connection.