- Michael Branson Smith, “A History of the GIF.” A collection of links, with many early and influential examples.
- Know Your Meme. A “site that researches and documents Internet memes and viral phenomena.”
- Erinn Wong, “Digital Blackface: How 21st Century Internet Language Reinforces Racism.”
- r/educationalgifs. A frequently updated collection of GIFs that illustrate principles or generally show amazing things.
- The Wikimedia Commons
- Common Craft, “How to Make Explainer GIFs”. If you are a confident PowerPoint user, you might find these techniques especially useful.
- Stephanie (Charlie) Farley, University of Edinburgh, Gif It Up – Create your own Gifs. “This workshop was created to provide an introduction to creating GIFs from openly licensed and public domain, museum, library, and archival materials. Using free and open online tools.”
- The GIF that keeps on GIFfing, high end techniques using Photoshop.