This guide focuses on the topics in your course and outlines research strategies and resources for your final project. Use the searches and linked examples as jumping off points for exploration.
The Background Information page will help in developing your research questions and understanding the broader context in which your object was created and used. Journal Articles and Books will give you material for cultural and historical analyses. Primary Sources: Texts can provide more direct information from the relevant historical time period. Using Primary Sources: Images to see objects that relate to your project can often prompt ideas about the means of production, intended audience, and associated social and cultural meanings.
Bryn Mawr users can request journal articles and essays through the Articles and Interlibrary Loan Services on this page.
They can request online materials using the form on this page.
Haverford Libraries will fulfill student, faculty, and staff requests for materials by providing digital copies of items when possible. Use these forms linked from Tripod and the libraries' homepage to request the titles you need:
3. Accessing Resources Made Freely available by Publishers
Bryn Mawr: Library Resources during COVID-19
Haverford: Free Access during Covid-19
Librarians are updating these lists regularly as more resources become available.