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Library Research Guides

History Honors Colloquium

Resources for students in UM's History Honors Colloquium: how to find background information on a topic, how to search the library catalog, how to locate primary and secondary sources in a variety of formats, and how to create and manage citations.

Askwith Library

Located on the second floor of Shapiro Library, the Askwith Media Library maintains a collection of over 25,000 titles, including feature films, documentaries, animated films, and instructional programs.

Phone: (734) 764-5360
E-mail: askwithmedia@umich.edu

To search for AML holdings in Mirlyn, choose “advanced search” and then refine your search (by title, author, subject, etc.) by choosing “Askwith Media Library” under “Location.”

To search for videos and DVDs in any of the U-M Libraries in Mirlyn, choose “advanced search,” set “Location” to “all,” and then limit your search by choosing “Visual Materials” under “format.” This will give you holdings in the Askwith Media Library, and also the Music and Fine Arts Libraries. You can also limit your results to videos or DVDs by choosing “Video (DVD)” or “Video (VHS).”

Click HERE for Askwith Media Library DVD lists.

Online Video Resources