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Games Design

This is UCLan's Games Design library page.

For more help and guidance please contact your Subject Librarians: Julie Hitchen and Francesca Robinson

Books

Use Library Search to find books and eBooks

For module specific reading please refer to UCLan Reading lists.

Journals and Articles

Subject-Specific Databases

If you want to find out if we subscribe to a particular journal or magazine title, use the Journal Finder. If the library does not have access you may be able to request a copy from the Inter-Library Loan service.


Additional Resources

Practical Support for Game Design and Game Art

  • GDC Vault - Video and audio presentations from Game Developers Conferences.
  • LinkedIn Learning - training videos including software, creative and business skills

Visual Resources

  • Alexander Street Video - Videos, films and documentaries in games and design related areas
  • Box of Broadcasts - TV programmes, film and radio from freeview channels in the UK
  • Kanopy - Includes documentaries on gaming, plus hundreds of independent films and animation.
  • TinEye Labs - Multicolr search - searches the 20 million images in Flickr by colour
  • WGSN Fashion and Lifestyle & Interiors - trend forecasting service and a rich source of images.

Business Resources

The Library subscribes to a range of other electronic resources, which are relevant if you wish to research the current market in Game Design.

  • BRAD - advertising intelligence
  • FAME – detailed financial and ownership information for 2.5 million UK companies
  • IBIS World - UK and Global industry reports and risk ratings.
  • Mintel - the leading market research database
  • Passport - global market information database and analysis tool containing comprehensive data and reports across all industries, countries and consumers.
  • WARC - World Advertising Research Centre

News

  • Nexis - contemporary worldwide news

    Julie Hitchen - Principal Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries

    Julie Hitchen

    Principal Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries

    jhitchen@uclan.ac.uk
    01772 892267

    Francesca Robinson - Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries

    Francesca Robinson

    Subject Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries

    frobinson3@uclan.ac.uk
    01772 895132