How do I search the library catalog for Alaska Film Archives holdings?

To search the UAF Library Catalog for Alaska Film Archives holdings

  1. Start at the Rasmuson Library Home page
  2. Click the Books (Library Catalog) tab and click the link to the Library Catalog.
  3. In the words or phrase box, type in the word or phrase you wish to search for such as: Barrow, Bristol Bay fishing, gold mining, etc.
  4. In the type box, select Archival Video from the drop-down menu.
    Archival Film search
  5. Click Search.

Understanding your search results

  1. A list of film and videos will appear containing your search words in the titles or summaries. Titles in brackets [ ] represent raw footage and are not finished productions.
  2. Click on a title that interests you.
    Click the title of the record to view more information
  3. Click Catalog Record to obtain summary information.
    Click Catalog Record to view more information about the item
  4. For items you wish to view, write down the call number (AAF-Number located in the summary text or at the bottom of the Item Information screen).
    Write down the call number
  5. Viewing copies may be checked out by requesting your selected call numbers at the Level 4 Media Desk of the Rasmuson Library on the UAF Campus.

    For off-campus checkout throughout the world, please contact our Interlibrary Loan office at (907) 474-5348 or uaf-lend@alaska.edu - *Some fees may apply for this service*
     

  6. Some records contain a URL or chain-link icon. Click URL or the chain-link icon to view a short clip.
    Items with a URL may be viewed online

Other ways to search for archival film

For additional information on collections, or to make arrangements to use images in websites, videos, PowerPoint or other presentations, or any form of broadcast or nonbroadcast production, contact:

Alaska Film Archives
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 756808
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6808

Angela Schmidt - Film Archivist
(907) 474-5357 ajschmidt@alaska.edu

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This page was last modified on October 12, 2016