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Research Strategy for Introduction to Humanities
Research Strategy—library resources to use for your assignments
Reference Databases—online handbooks, dictionaries, & encyclopedias for overview information, definitions, criticism, etc.
Internet Sources—web sites for credible, online information sources to identify, update and expand information
Online Catalog—to locate books and DVDs that explore your topic in depth, criticism & biography also available
Article Databases—to find current, cutting edge information and research in scholarly journals, magazines & newspapers
Reference Database & Article Databases--for all of the arts
Credo Reference (Infobase Learning)
Find definitions, pronunciations, images, maps, overviews, and topic introductions from hundreds of subject encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks. Covers art, medicine, history, technology, literature and more disciplines.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO, via MeL)
Find full-text and PDF magazine, newspaper, and scholarly (peer-reviewed) journal articles on a wide variety of topics and subjects. Covers most disciplines (English, History, Political Science, Technology, etc.).
The Monroe News, the Toledo Blade and the Detroit News are available in full text and searchable, great sources for local and regional info. Also includes text from the America's News Magazines collection.
Art--Database & Web Sites
Oxford/Grove Art Online (OUP)
Comprehensive resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day; features over 45,000 signed articles, 5,500 images, 40,000 image links, plus timeline of world art.
Detroit Institute of Arts Museum
The DIA art collection is among the top six in the United States, comprising a multicultural and multinational survey of human creativity from prehistory through the 21st century.
Toledo Museum of Art
The TMA has more than 30,000 works of art representing American and European painting, the history of art in glass, ancient works, Asian and African art, medieval art, sculpture, decorative arts, graphic arts, and modern and contemporary art.
Literature Reference Database
Twayne's Authors Online (Gale)
In-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived;.
MCCC Library Site
MCCC Library Site
MCCC's new library page; find print & electronic resources, library guides and more.
Naxos Music Library (Naxos)
Comprehensive collection of music online -- includes classical, jazz, world, folk, and Chinese music. Musicology -- essays, interviews, and opinion. Music news; discographies, and the Naxos Dictionary of Music.
Oxford/Grove Music Online (OUP)
Unsurpassed authority on all aspects of music resources for music research; includes more than 50,000 signed articles and 30,000 biographies contributed by over 6,000 scholars from around the world.