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Art & Design Research Guide: Finding Background Information

An introductory guide to research in Art & Design at Sacred Heart University Library

Background Information

As you begin your research, you may find that you need general background information about your topic. Sacred Heart University Library has a number of print and electronic reference materials to help you. Below is a brief selection of titles relevant to Art & Design that are available through the library. Do keep in mind, however, that this is only a small sample of the works we have available. Utilize the search features shown under the "Finding Books" tab for a brief guide to searching the catalog.

You can also access Literati by Credo, which contains information from more than 3.5 million full-text entries in over 750 reference books. For help with searching Literati by Credo, click on the Literati icon below.

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Print Reference Sources

Electronic Reference Sources