This research guide has been created to specifically help students enrolled in Prof. Smith's SSI2-194: Castles. For additional information on navigating library resources during the Spring 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, please go to Remote Access to Library Services and Resources. Please don't hesitate to ask for research help!
Tertiary sources, such as subject encyclopedias and textbooks, are excellent starting points in your research. Use them to find:
At Collins Library, you can access subject encyclopedias in a variety of formats: print, ebook, or via larger digital collections.
Print encyclopedias are located on the first floor of the library, across from the Learning Commons.
Specific online encyclopedias can be searched for and accessed via PRIMO, the library's discovery platform.
Large digital collections of subject encyclopedias can be accessed via several publisher-based platforms.
The subject encyclopedias, guides, overviews, and histories listed below are likely to be especially useful for this course. All of them are available online.
Allie and Hannah are also available for individual appointments. Go to our Schedule a Research Appointment page, click the request button, and select either Hannah or Allie from the drop-down menu to see what appointment times they have available.