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Four Seasons On One Head, Guiseppe Arcimboldo, 1590-1591
Steps in Your Research
Read your initial text attentively, considering what information would put the writing in context and give you a fuller understanding of it.
Think about what sorts of publicationsthe information you need might be published in
Look upbackground information in the reference materials, e.g., Credo Reference, encyclopedias, atlases and histories, etc.
Use terminology and facts learned from background sources to search for articles in historical newspapersand periodical databases.
Search for books (memoirs, collections of letters, biographies, diaries, special histories) in any of Colby's catalogs, expanding your search with subject linking
Some interesting links:
WESS Italian Studies The Italian Studies Web is designed to provide access to scholarly resources in Italian Studies. The resources organized here have undergone a selection and evaluation process. Specific topics include Italian cinema, history, literature, and politics and government.