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Research Tips

Encyclopedias and Reference books are a great start to reviewing a topic before engaging in deeper research. These texts will provide a quick overview of terms, movements, places and people in a specific topical area. 

Encyclopedias and Reference Books

Subject Headings

Common subject headings to use when researching animation:

  • Animation (Cinematography)
  • Animators
  • Computer animation
  • Animated films
  • Animated television programs
  • Cartoons, Animated (Motion pictures)
  • Cartoons (Television programs)
  • Television cartoon shows
  • Motion picture cartoons
  • Clay animation films
  • Stop-motion animation films
  • Japanese animation