Academic sources include:
Academic books & journal articles on animation include research about:
Academic databases are large collections of academic books, book chapters, journal articles and more.
These databases are good for information on the design aspects of animation, and can also include information on technical animation elements.
These databases can be good for finding information on the technical aspects of animation.
Journals are published like magazines, with many volumes, and different issues within each volume. The Library subscribes to many animation journals.
Watch the video to learn how.
Searching individual journals is useful if you are interested in a very specific aspect of animation.
Animation & film journals also have many images which you won't be able to find searching the library catalogue.