SHU Library guides (for students on courses validated by Sheffield Hallam)
Books in Barnsley College libraries are shelved in a carefully selected order which aims to place books on similar subjects together using Dewey Decimal Classification:
Here is a list of where to start looking for the books on the library shelf for media, including games design. To identify specific titles or find other subject areas on the shelves use Heritage, our catalogue.
|378.170281||How to Succeed at university|
|741||Drawing and animation|
|777||Digital film and video|
|794.8||Games and game design|
OpenAthens lists all the online databases for courses at Barnsley College. For media you might like to start by ticking the boxes in front of the resources shown below to add them to your Favourites. Start searching by clicking on the database name. Descriptions under each database name give you key information on what it covers and how to make the most of this resource.
Remember, if you are doing a course validated by Sheffield Hallam you will also have access to some of their online resources. For more information ask at the HE Library helpdesk.
These databases contain a wide range of academic sources. If you are not finding the information you want, learn more about searching online. Help pages will also be available within each database, or ask a librarian firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online is the best way to search and find articles for your research, but we also have a selection of print serials, like 3D World, you can look at in the Library to get ideas and keep up-to-date with professional practice:
DIGRA (Digital Games Research Association): includes searchable digital library and their own journal TODIGRA.
Games Design Flipboard Chris Cox, a Brunel Games design lecturer, has created an online subject ‘magazine’ with links to many online sources.
Interenet archive: Animation & Cartoons
|Monday||8.30am - 8.00pm|
|Tuesday||8.30am - 8.00pm|
|Wednesday||8.30am - 8.00pm|
|Thursday||8.30am - 8.00pm|
|Friday||8.30am - 4.30pm|