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Preus Certified

In general, items listed on this Paideia guide and other subject/course guides created by the library are considered "Preus Certified", which means they are a good place to begin your research.

Online Reference Sources

Biographical Sources

How to Find Books

Remember to make use of subject-headings where relevant.  Also, you might find search operators ti:, su:, and au: useful.  


These resources have been selected as a place to get started with research in your section's topic. Preus Library has many more resources than this. If you cannot find something, please ask at the Research Help Desk or email the librarian working with your section.

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Creativity and Innovation

Visual and Performing Art Sources

Music Sources

Instructional Technology Librarian

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Andi Beckendorf
Research & Instruction Librarian

Fall 2018
Research Help Schedule
Monday 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Some Wednesday evenings
By appointment

How to Find Primary Sources

Consider how you may be able to search WorldCat local and reference works for primary source material.  

Try using the following keywords in combination with your topic: 

  • memoirs
  • letters
  • diaries
  • correspondence
  • narratives
  • papers
  • laws
  • documents

How to Find Articles

The following databases are good places to start (although not the only approaches) to finding scholarly articles related to your topic.  

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