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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 game design:

  • Video games
  • Videogames
  • Electronic games
  • Computer games
  • Internet games
  • Video games--Design
  • Computer games--Design
  • Level design (Computer science)
  • Game mapping (Computer science)