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Research Guide for Animation students

About this Guide

This Animation subject guide was created to help MICA students, faculty and staff find books, magazines, films and online resources in the field of animation. If you have questions, please feel free to visit or contact the Decker Library for assistance!

Animated GIFs: Émile Cohl’s Fantasmagorie (1908)

Animated GIFs: Émile Cohl’s Fantasmagorie (1908)

Information for Animation Majors and Minors

Links to know for Animation majors (BFA) and Animation minors!

Animation (BFA)

Animation Minor

MICA Animation on Vimeo

Animation Mentorship Program

Search the Library Catalog

Search the Library Catalog

Find books, ebooks, periodicals, film and video collections (including streaming videos), Masters theses, artists' books, and much more. Note: This will take you to the library website.

Writing Resources

The Writing Studio offers one-on-one tutoring sessions, programming, and resources designed to bolster the written and verbal communication skills of MICA students.Tutors can assist students with a wide variety of writing projects, including:

  • Academic papers
  • Personal essays
  • Artist statements
  • Writing assignments
  • Brainstorming / outlining
  • Thesis development
  • Reviewing a draft
  • Grammar

Make an Appointment: Call us at (410) 225-4254 or

Location: Gateway, Room 140

Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Sunday: noon to 6:00 p.m. (Hours subject to change.)

Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art | Location: 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217 | Mailing: 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217

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