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Animation Research Portal: Books

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Use the quick search below to find books, DVDs, and more, or start at



  • Use the library Catalog to check the locationavailability and call number before heading to the shelf

  • Not sure how to read a call number? Learn more by watching this video.

  • Books are organized by subject, so take time to browse the shelves. You might find something useful you didn't see in the catalog.

  • If the book you need is not available, get books from other SCAD locations or place a hold with the request service. Learn how here!

  • Need help to find a book or help with research chat with us here!

The first two lines describe the subject of the book.
SF 426 = Dogs

The third line often represents the author's last name or the beginning of the responsible group's name.
A53 = American Kennel Club

The last line represents the date of publication.

Call Number Example


In The Library

Not quite sure what you're looking for? Skip the catalog and go right to browsing the shelves!

NC1765-1766 - Animated films

PN1997.5 - Cartoons

TR897.5 - Animation

TR897.7 - Computer animation

Working from Off Campus

You can access SCAD eBooks from any computer!

  • Search for the eBook you would like access and select view eBook
  • Log in using your last name as it appears on the front of your SCAD ID card
  • For ID Number, use the 9-digit number located on the front of your SCAD ID card
  • You should now be logged in and to access the book

Ask A Librarian if you are having difficulties logging in.


If your professor has set aside required reading for your class, find it under Course Reserves. Reserve materials may not be removed from the Libraries. Look up Reserve materials below, write down the call number(s) and bring them to the service desk at any Library location.