Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Encyclopedias are a great place to BEGIN your research. You can use encyclopedias to read overviews and gain background knowledge about your topic. Remember to take a look at encyclopedia articles' works cited or "or further reading lists" to gather ideas for additional research.
- Gale eBooksA great place to begin your research, Gale eBooks offers thousands of authoritative articles published in academic encyclopedias, and written by subject experts. Gale eBooks provides information you can not only trust, but cite in a paper as well. Formerly called GVRL: Gale Virtual Reference Library.
- Oxford Art OnlineAuthoritative articles on all aspects of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts, and photography.