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Advanced Writing in the Disciplines (AWD) : 3309 Humanities
A guide to online and print resources for Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
Scholar OneSearch can be a great place to start your research. Search results include books (both electronic and print), articles, videos, data sets, and more. Here are some tips on how to use it most effectively.
Background on your topic
Reference databases and encyclopedias don't offer up-to-the-minute research, but they do provide important context and background information on a broad array of topics.
Biographies, definitions, and analysis from Grove Art Online, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Access is limited to 8 users at a time.
A library of scholarly encyclopedias and handbooks about music, musical biographies, and related information.
Comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002) plus additional resources.
While Scholar OneSearch is a great place to start your research, subject-specific databases can give you more focused results. You can start with these:
A large multidisciplinary database that includes academic articles, research reports, book chapters, conference papers and proceedings, and more. Allows you to see who has cited a paper or book and how many times.
Even more search engines and databases for your discipline are available on these guides: