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Film and Media Studies: New Media & Games

Library information resources for Film and Media Studies
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New Media Studies, Theory, and Games

New Media Studies and Theory

Researching new media studies and games studies can be challenging: as an emerging field, resources are not all in one place, and the subject matter - a critical lens on the way that the digital environment and the information society affect us - covers many separate areas. Here are some suggestions and recommendations for researching new media.

 

Browsing

Books about games and gaming will primarily be in this section of the Langson Library

GV1199-1570                              Games

  • GV1200                               -History 
  • GV1201                               -General works 
  • GV1201.3                            -Anecdotes. Humor. Miscellanea 
  • GV1201.34                          -Games and technology 
  • GV1201.35                          -Symbolism of games 
  • GV1201.37                           -Psychological aspects
  • GV1201.38                           -Social aspects. Relation to sociology 

Most of the materials will likely be at Ayala Science Library, which houses all the Q's and all the T's (except for TR - Photography).

Q300-390                                     Cybernetics

  • Q350-390                           -Information theory
  • QA75.5-76.95                    -Electronic computers.  Computer science
  • QA76.75-76.765                    -Computer software

TK5101-6720                                Telecommunication, Including telegraphy, telephone, radio, radar, television

TK7800-8360                                Electronics

  • TK7885-7895                      -Computer engineering.  Computer hardware

 

Subject headings

Some of these subject headings are quite broad - if they return too many results, try combining them with a keyword, as seen below:

 

Games

Publishers

 

Series

Journals

See also, the Informatics and Computer Science research guides.

Subject Guide

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