Google Scholar - Google Scholar is good for conducting simple searches across a broad number of databases. Within Google Scholar you may conduct searches by keyword, author and article title. There is also an advanced search with more options.
JSTOR - Full-text of approximately 250 journals, generally covering the years up to 2000. Also focuses on law, business and education.
SocINDEX with Full-Text- The world's most comprehensive sociology research database, with extensive coverage of scholarly journals.
Board Game Geek - BoardGameGeek is an online forum for board gaming hobbyists and includes reviews, images, and videos.
Game Developer - Website that looks at both the creative and business side of games.
Game Developers Conference (GDC) Vault- GDC Vault is a trove of in-depth design, technical and inspirational talks and slides from influencers of the game development industry, taken from over 20 years of the worldwide Game Developers Conferences.
International Game Developers Association (IGDA) - The IGDA advances the careers and enhance the lives of game developers by connecting members with their peers, promoting professional development, and advocating for the interests of game developers worldwide.
Society of Animation Studies- The Society for Animation Studies (SAS) is an international organization dedicated to the study of animation history and theory. It was founded by Dr. Harvey Deneroff in 1987. Each year, the SAS holds an annual conference at locations throughout the world, where members present their recent research.
Visual Effects Society (VES)- The The Visual Effects Society (VES) is a global professional honorary society and the entertainment industry’s only organization representing the full breadth of visual effects practitioners. VES’ more than 4,400 members in 45 countries worldwide contribute to all areas of entertainment – film, television, commercials, animation, special venue, games and new media.