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Animation Studies: Books

Finding Books in the Lee Library & in Other Libraries

Finding E-books in ScholarSearch

Search your topic in ScholarSearch and filter results by "Resource Type = E-books" on the left column.



Useful Subject Headings

Search ScholarSearch using the following subject terms:

animated films
animation (cinematography)

computer animation

Additional useful subject terms:

cartoon characters
clay animation films
comic strips
graphic novels
computer art
computer graphics
Disney, Walt, 1901-1966--Criticism and interpretation
Walt Disney Company

Disney characters
electronic games industry
Video games--design
Video game characters
Computer games--programming

motion pictures - special effects
sounds (used for sound effects)
Steampunk culture


The Art of ...


The library has many books on the "Art of ..." animated films. 
Search ScholarSearch by title of film as a subject:
s= Coco (motion picture)

Call Number Areas for Browsing


GV 1469 | Video & computer games, fantasy games

KF 2765 | Copyright, Licensing & Media law

NC 765-825 | Drawing figures, Anatomy

NC 1320-1428 | Cartooning techniques

NC 1764-1766 | Animation in general
Comic books, strips, history of animation, animated films, animators, animation art

PN 1992-1999 | Television, motion pictures, scripts, storyboards

PN 6710-6736 | Cartoons & comics, particular characters (e.g. The Simpsons, superheroes), artists (Charles Schulz), history of comics (Marvel comics)

QA 76 | Software, programming, computer games, user interfaces, multimedia systems

T 385 | Computer graphics & how-to guides

TK 5105.888 | Web animation

TR 897 | Computer animation: history, guides, character modeling