A Practical Guide to Electronic Resources in the Humanities

A Practical Guide to Electronic Resources in the Humanities

by Ana Dubnjakovic, Patrick Tomlin

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Overview

A Practical Guide to Electronic Resources in the Humanities by Ana Dubnjakovic, Patrick Tomlin

From full-text article databases to digitized collections of primary source materials, newly emerging electronic resources have radically impacted how research in the humanities is conducted and discovered. This book, covering high-quality, up-to-date electronic resources for the humanities, is an easy–to-use annotated guide for the librarian, student, and scholar alike. It covers online databases, indexes, archives, and many other critical tools in key humanities disciplines including philosophy, religion, languages and literature, and performing and visual arts. Succinct overviews of key emerging trends in electronic resources accompany each chapter.


  • The only reference guide to electronic resources written specifically for the humanities
  • Addresses all major humanities disciplines in one convenient guide
  • Concise format ideal for students, librarians, and humanities researchers

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843345978
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/25/2010
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ana Dubnjakovic is the College Librarian for Performing Arts and Foreign Languages at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She holds advanced degrees in music and librarianship and has published and presented on collection development topics focusing on performing arts and foreign languages.

Patrick Tomlin is Assistant Professor and Head of the Art and Architecture Library at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He has taught, presented, and published on a number of topics in art history and academic librarianship.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction to electronic resources in the performing arts
Introduction to electronic resources in art and architecture
Introduction to languages and literature resources
Introduction to electronic resources in philosophy and religion
 

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