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"The only thing Anorak's Almanac seemed to indicate was that a familiarity with Halliday's various obsessions would be essential to finding the egg. This led to a global fascination with 1980s pop culture." (Cline, p. 7)
Science Fiction Books and Anthologies Owned by the University Libraries
Using the Advanced Search, enter your topic in the Search Term box (e.g. wizards). You can also search for more specific genres with terms such as "science fiction" or "steampunk."
Under Search Tools select Content-->Fiction. You may also want to limit by audience (e.g. Juvenile), language or year of publication. Click Search.
On the results page, tick the University at Albany Libraries box from the Search Tools menu on the left to see books owned by the UAlbany Libraries. Or, you can leave it unchecked, and request any titles we don't own through Interlibrary Loan.
Search for Books with Subject Headings
Browse the University Libraries Collections for fiction titles by selecting Browse By --> Subject in the Libraries' Search tool and entering the following subject terms:
Science Fiction (Note: This will retrieve both science fiction literature and discussions of science fiction as realized in various media)
Utopias -- Fiction
Technology -- Fiction
Space -- Fiction
Space flight -- Fiction
To Search for films, try the following subject terms:
Science Fiction Films
Apocalypse in motion pictures
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Scientists -- Drama
Androids -- Drama
Science Fiction Movies Owned by the University Libraries
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