Alias has announced a full lineup of new Maya Learning Tools to accompany Maya 6, the latest version of its 3D animation and special effects software. The Mac OS X version of Maya 6 is due by “late summer.” Maya Learning Tools are books and DVDs that offer self-paced learning for 3D professionals, students, and enthusiasts. The folks at Alias say they’ll release dozens of DVDs and books in the coming months for a variety of learning levels including the Beginner’s series for novices to beginners; the Discover Series that has specific market focus for novices to intermediate users; the Learning series for beginner to intermediate users and the Techniques series for intermediate to advanced users. Maya Learning Tools are priced starting at US$19.99.