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HST 495: History and Film: Getting Started

HST 495

Your Librarian

Dan Stanton
My Academic Units: School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Herberger Institute School of Film, Dance and Theatre
Hugh Downs School of Human Communication
CLAS Film and Media Studies
Hayden Library
Room C1V

Getting Started

Encyclopedias, especially subject-specific enclyclopedias, and general reference works are great resources when you are looking for overview information on a topic.  These resources often include a list of additional sources for even more information.

Here are two collections of general reference works and encyclopedias available online.

Connect to Gale Virtual Reference
Online collection of specialized subject encyclopedias.

Connect to Credo Reference Online
More than 600 reference books, across subject areas, speciaized Topic pages, videos, mind-maps, and links to journal articles.

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