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Print Reference for Background Information
Encyclopedia of the Renaissance by
Call Number: CB361 .E52 1999
Publication Date: 1999
This six-volume reference work covers the period from 1350 to 1650, treating the Renaissance as both a specific period in history and as a cultural movement. This illustrated set encompassing Italy and the rest of Europe in the context of the broader world. on culture, literature, philosophy, religion, economics, politics, politics, science and the arts.
Books on Research Process
A Pocket Guide to Writing in History by
Call Number: D13 .R295 2010
Publication Date: 2009-05-27
Concise yet comprehensive advice on approaching typical history assignments, developing critical reading skills, writing effective history papers, conducting research, using and documenting sources, and avoiding plagiarism
Online Reference for Background Information
Before you get deep into the writing process, you'll probably need to find some background information about some aspect of your topic.
For definitions of key terms and concepts, or to get historical context for an event happening or a movement starting, you'll want to consult one of the sources below.
World History In Context
Covers information on the most significant people, events, and topics in world history. Includes magazine, journal and news articles, as well as primary source documents, images, videos, and audio files.