Welcome to your guide to Prosthetic and Visual Effects resources
The library provides you with access to books, journals, newspapers, audio-visual content and other specialist materials for Prosthetic and Visual Effects
Your module resource lists are a great starting place, but this guide will help you explore further.
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Here are the resources that will help you with your Prosthetic and Visual Effects research, as well as some tips on how and when to use them.
It's important to use a range of different types of resource in your research. This will enhance the research experience and improve the quality of your work.
They can be collections of articles, chapters, audio-visual material -sometimes with supplementary features and tools to support research in particular area.
- Searching for more subject-focussed content (articles and other materials)
- Saving time and effort compared to searching Google
- Providing high quality, academic information
Or browse the print collections using these book (Dewey) numbers:
- 006.6 Computer Graphics: Visual Effects
- 777 Visual Effects Cinematography
- 777.9 Visual/ Special Effects
- 778.593 Editing and Post Production
- 791.43024 Movie Special Effects
- 791.45024 Television Special Effects
- 792.027 Special Effects Make Up
Academic journals are often peer-reviewed - this is a stamp of quality research.
Check out the StudyHub for more about Journals and Journal Articles
- the latest research on a topic
- highlighting the latest products, designers, makers & performers
Look in Library Search for details of electronic and print journals and to find full-text articles on your topic
There are no quality checks, other that the ones you do for yourself - be critical and think CRAAP and SIFT out the information.
Find out more about Evaluating Information
- current information, especially from government or research institutions
- information from (and about) artists, performers or makers
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Explore outside your box
Don't be limited to the resources recommended for your subject area - think creatively!