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Sci-tech: Multimedia presentations

Last Updated: 2-Mar-2015

This guide includes information about resources in the Tech Lounge at the Lathrop Library for people who want to create multimedia resources, print posters, or get consulting help.  This guide also includes books and websites about writing for the screen or cover science and technology topics (e.g. technical production, how science is portrayed in movies).


Tech Desk Consultants at Lathrop Library

Tech Desk Consultants

Part of Academic Computing Services, the Tech Desk provides many services including large-format poster printing; equipment for loan, such as laptops, cameras, and projectors.  It also contains several "Creation Stations," which are high-end media machines for Stanford affiliates, featuring production equipment and software.  Circulation status (available, checked out) for equipment is available in SearchWorks.

Multimedia books

Animals in Film
London : Reaktion, 2002.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .A5 B87 2002
art and craft of screenwriting : fundamentals, methods and advice from insiders
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2009.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1996 .F765 2009
The biology of science fiction cinema
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2001.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .S26 G56 2001
Cameras into the wild
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2011.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » TR893.5 .P48 2011
Cinema before cinema
London : British Universities Film & Video Council, c2005.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » TR893 .T66513 2005
Creature features : nature turned nasty in the movies
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .M6 S36 2008
Designing sound
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2010.
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » TK7881.4 .F365 2010
Digital Filmmaking Handbook
4th ed. Boston, MA : Course Technology, c2012.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Don't be such a scientist : talking substance in an age of style
Washington : Island Press, c2009.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » Q223 .O47 2009
Fantastic voyages learning science through science fiction films
2nd ed. New York : Springer, c2004.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Hollywood science : movies, science, and the end of the world
New York : Columbia University Press, c2007.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .S26 P47 2007
Lab coats in Hollywood : science, scientists, and cinema
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2011.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .S265 K57 2011
Mad, bad and dangerous? : the scientist and the cinema
London : Reaktion, 2005.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .S265 F73 2005
Reaction! : chemistry in the movies
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .S265 G75 2009
Reel nature : America's romance with wildlife on film
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .A5 M58 1999
River of shadows : Eadweard Muybridge and the technological wild west
New York : Viking, 2003.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » TR849 .M87 S55 2003
Science--dramatic : science plays in America and Great Britain, 1990-2007
Heidelberg : Winter, c2009.
Green Library » Stacks » E169.1 .J332 V.180
Screening science : contexts, texts, and science in fifties science fiction film
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .S26 V54 2001
Smoking' rockets : the romance of technology in American film, radio and television, 1945-1962
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2002.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .S26 L79 2002
Story : substance, structure, style and the principles of screenwriting
1st ed. New York : ReganBooks, c1997.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1996 .M465 1997
Teach science with science fiction films : a guide for teachers and library media specialists
Worthington, Ohio : Linworth Pub., c2004.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » Q192 .C38 2004
Technology, science teaching, and literacy : a century of growth
New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, c2001.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » Q190 .K56 2001
Women scientists in fifties science fiction films
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2005.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1995.9 .S26 N66 2005
Writing dialogue for scripts
3rd ed. London : A & C Black, 2008.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1661 .D38 2008
Writing for the screen : creative and critical approaches
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Green Library » Stacks » PN1996 .B38 2008

New books on the topic "Science in motion pictures"

  1. Oliver Gaycken. 2015

  2. Oliver Gaycken. 2015

  3. Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass ; with a foreword by Eureka Co-creator Jaime Paglia. 2015

Multimedia websites