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Games & Graphics (HE): Books


Here you can find some useful books if you are studying an HE course in Creative Media production

The Key books sections shows some books that will be useful for your course and New books shows some of the recent additions to our collection. Click on them to see them in the catalogue to find out more details about them or see if they are available to borrow.

These aren't all the books in the Library,  if you are interested in something else you can use the catalogue  to search  for what your are interested in. The books are arranged in the Library using Dewey Decimal Classification. This is a number sequence from 000-999, with each subject having it own number, so all the book on the same subject should be near each other.  See below to see the important numbers for Creative Media Production.

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key print books

The Uncanny Valley in games and animation



006.696 TIN

Slay the Dragon



794.8 BRY

Understanding video games



794.8 EGE

Level Design



794.8 KRE

The art of game design




Useful E-books

3D game design with Unreal Engine 4 and Blender
3D Game Textures
3ds max modeling for games
Beginning C++ through game programming
The complete guide to game audio
Blueprints visual scripting for unreal engine
Construct 2 game development by example
Game audio implementation a practical guide to using the unreal engine
Hands-on Unity 2021
Learning Construct 2
Level Up!
Mastering UnrealĀ® Technology, Volume I
Maya studio projects game environments and props
Pixel art for game developers
Understanding video games

Finding books in the Library

These are the main shelf marks numbers for books on Creative Media

If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk  or search the Library Catalogue. 

Shelf Mark


302.23 Media
306 Culture
700 Art
741.60285 Digital Graphic Design
777 Cinematography
777.55 Editing
777.7 Motion Graphics
780 Music
791.43 Film Studies
791.4301 Film Theory
791.4302 Film Making
791.4309 History of Film
791.430233 Producing
791.430233 Direction
791.44 Radio
791.45 Television
808.23 Scriptwriting