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The Italian Renaissance

Fall 2010

Listed in: , as EUST-49  |  History, as HIST-36; Werner L. Gundersheimer (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Full Text
  • Citing Sources

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Historical Abstracts (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).

ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (1784 to present)

Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.

Art Abstracts (1984 to present)
Index to leading English-language publications in the world of the arts.

Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
Index to leading English-language publications in the world of the arts.

ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)

Index Islamicus (1906 to present)
Covers literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world, including Muslim areas of Asia and Africa.

MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.

Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.

Reference

Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online is the access point for Grove Art Online, and other Oxford art reference works covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography from prehistory to the present.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Scholarly entries on all aspects of philosophy.

ARTstor 
Image database including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance  AC Frost Reference / CB361 .E52 1999Library Info        

Full Text Collections

JSTOR
Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)

Project Muse
Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)

Cambridge Companions Complete Collection
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy, all written by scholars.

Includes volumes on Renaissance Humanism, Renaissance Philosophy, and Machiavelli.

Citing Sources

Make sure you keep track of all the sources you might use as you find them—many databases have a How to Cite This feature for articles, and we have access to the full Chicago Manual of Style online. Duke University Libraries have also put together a nice guide for how to cite by the type of source.