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Liberal Arts & Sciences Research Guide: Humanities

Step #1: Encylopedias

Top encyclopedias for research in liberal humanitites research:

Web Links

Step #2: Library Books

Library Catalogue Search


Library Catalogue Search Tips

For BEST results:

  • given that the library print collection specializes in art/design topics already, try "subject keyword" searches on broad humanities subjects; such as: anthropology; sociology; political science*
    • use * for variants of root word (ex. Canad* will search Canada, Canadian, Canada's, etc.

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Always re-run searches in Ebook Central for ebooks!

  • the library PRINT collection has only limited titles for humanities research; Ebook Central has MANY more

Step #3: Journal Articles