Modern Western Visual Culture - AHS 008

Finding Books

Scotty is the catalog for the UCR Libraries. Use Scotty to find books by topic, title, or author OR to identify if the Library owns a particular magazine or journal.

Finding Articles

Academic Search Complete - A scholarly  database covering nearly all academic areas of study, includes newspaper, magazine, and academic journals. Includes  full text of over 5,300 journals, 4,600 of which are peer-reviewed with links to HTML and PDF formats.

America History and Life - Includes scholarly articles, reviews, dissertations, and collections in U.S. and Canadian history from pre-history to present, most with abstracts and some full-text; 1964-present

Historical Abstracts - Scholarly articles, books, dissertations, and collections in world history (excluding US and Canada) from 1450 to modern times, most with abstracts and some full-text; 1954-present

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals - Covers architecture and related disciplines; 1934 - current, with selective coverage back to 1741.

Historical Newspapers

If you would like to find newspaper articles that offer first-hand reports of an event, person, or time try using historical newspaper databases such as the New York Times and Los Angeles Times.

Web Searching

Infomine -Use INFOMINE to find sites that have been carefully selected for usefulness.

 

 

Getting Help

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General Research Tips

Try more than one search strategy
Think of synonyms
Use a variety of sources, databases
Use credible sources

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Last modified: 2/16/2012 11:34 AM by K. Ivy