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Digital Media: Home

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Digital Media


College of the Redwoods offers courses in a variety of disciplines that provide opportunities for students seeking careers related to digital media creation and development, including audio, video, graphics, animation, and applications.

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Search Terms

These are some of the terms that students may need for a Digital Media research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below. 

Also try:

Use specific words or names of software. Use only one or two words
Try plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations.

  • 2-d, 3-d animation
  • Animation
  • Animators
  • Audio
  • Capture
  • Cartoon
  • Computer games
  • Concept
  • Copyright
  • Creative Commons
  • Design
  • Desktop publishing
  • Digital divide
  • Digital media
  • Digital storytelling
  • Disney
  • Edit
  • Game development
  • Illustration
  • Image
  • Interactivity
  • Linear production
  • MP3
  • Nonlinear production
  • Paperless society
  • Photoshop
  • Product testing
  • Publish
  • Recording
  • Scripting
  • Sequence
  • Shoot
  • Software
  • Storyboard
  • Storytelling
  • Television
  • Traditional techniques
  • Vector graphics
  • Video
  • Visual design
  • Visual effects
  • Websites

Digital Media Classes

Check the Schedule of Classes website for courses such as Art 35 - Digital Photography, Art 41 - Intro to Digital Art, and Art 42 - Graphic Design.

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.


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Susan Gehr
Fall 2020 reference desk hours: Mondays 4-6 pm, Wednesdays 2-6 pm, Thursdays 4-6 pm, alternate Saturdays 10 am-1 pm.
(707) 476-4260