New animation materials in the library
Getting Started with Animation Research
You can find books and DVDs related to animation by searching the library catalog.
More new Animation Materials in the Library
Animation -- Art and Industry is an introductory reader covering a broad range of animation studies topics, focusing on both American and international contexts. It provides information about key individuals in the fields of both independent and experimental animation, and introduces a variety of topics relevant to the critical study of media -- censorship, representations of gender and race, and the relationship between popular culture and fine art. Essays span the silent era to the present, include new media such as web animation and gaming, and address animation made using a variety of techniques.
Animation Call Numbers
Use these numbers to browse our print books most relevant to Animation!
NC1763-NC1766 - This is where all the books about cartoons, comics, and animated films live. Be sure to check both Main Stacks and Oversize... we have lots of amazing Animation art books in the Oversize area!
NC1300-NC1762 - This area is where all the books on the history of animation/cartoons/comics live.
NC730-NC825 - These books are on drawing technique books such as human figure drawing, animal anatomy, environments, etc.
T385-T386 - These books focus on the technology side of digital art, including books on Photoshop and ZBrush.
TR897 - Books on 3D animation.
Many of the technology-focused books that are quickly outdated, like ones on Photoshop and ZBrush, are available as ebooks. Learn how to access those here.
If you're browsing the shelves in these areas, remember to look in both Main Stacks and Oversize books. And remember, you can always ask a librarian for help!