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Sound and Music for Games

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LibrarySearch allows you to search for all of these from a simple single interface. 

To conduct a more comprehensive search, or to search for specialist resources, please see the list of subject resources below. If you are unsure which resources LibrarySearch includes, see the LibrarySearch homepage. 

Subject resources:

Aesthetica Magazine Access from 2006-Present.  Articles on film, animation, music, photography and the creative arts in general. Mobile access is also available on-campus only with an IP authenticated app: Any iOS device within the University IP ranges can also access the Aesthetica app. You can download the app here

ACM Digital Library Computing and engineering conference papers and journal articles.

Archival Sound Recordings a selection from the British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, covering music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds. 

Cambridge University Press Access to journals in a number of subject areas, including the journals Organised Sound and Cinema Journal

ProQuest Central Includes access to titles such as Music Theory Spectrum, Trends in Amplification, Organised Sound and Current Musicology.

Rock's Back Pages A freely available selection of music journalism from publications including Rolling Stone, Melody Maker and NME.

Science Direct Full-text articles from more than 2,000 journals, covering all subjects. Includes access to titles such as Applied Acoustics and Journal of Sound and Vibration.

Springer Link ebooks Over 23,000 e-books on computer science.

Our subscription to IEEE expired in December 2015.  To view Open Access content visit and use the Advanced Search feature to filter for Open Access materials only.

Useful websites

Copyright User An online resource aimed at informing everyone who uses copyright including musicians, filmmakers, performers, writers, visual artists and interactive developers, about how to protect their work, how to license and exploit it, and how to legally re-use the work of others.

Web sources of sound files and media

Need help with finding and referencing sources of information? Contact your Academic Librarian.

School of Arts, Media & Computer Games 

Sinéad McGhee Tel: 01382 308867 

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