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FYSB 1294: Art, Sex, & American Culture

About this Guide

A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of entertainer Gladys Bentley. Bentley is depicted facing the viewer in bust pose

 

Welcome!  This page highlights key resources for conducting effective research for Prof. Pam Cobrin's course, Art, Sex & American Culture

This guide highlights key resources for conducting effective information research, including the following: 

  • Reference sources to find background information on your topic
  • Catalogs to search for books in print and online
  • Databases for locating scholarly journal articles
  • Databases for locating primary sources & historical news articles
  • Resources for locating and sourcing images
  • Resources for citing your sources and writing

If you need assistance identifying additional resources, search terms or strategies, please schedule a research consultation

Image: A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of entertainer Gladys Bentley. Bentley is depicted facing the viewer in bust pose. She is wearing a black top hat, dark bow tie, a white dress shirt, and black tuxedo suit jacket. Her top hat is perched slightly towards her proper right shoulder. The edges of the image are faded into an oval-shaped, white background. The print does not have any inscriptions, front or back.

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Depending on the topic of your project, some of these other library research guides may be helpful in your research. Hover your mouse over the "i" button to see a description of each book.

Background Research & Reference

These sources contain scholarly background information. Many are available online, but some are only in print. When a book is available as an ebook, the call number section will say "ebook." Otherwise, the primary library name and call number will be linked.