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This guide covers a set of high-quality sources of information for Arts, Culture and Media that can be a good starting point for your research.
Oxford Reference This link opens in a new window
Dictionaries and introductory reference works in all fields (extended edition)
Oxford Bibliographies Online This link opens in a new window
Encyclopedic reading guides for various subjects including literary and critical theory, cinema and media studies, art history.
Gale Virtual Reference Library This link opens in a new window
E-book versions of reference works in various fields
SAGE eReference This link opens in a new window
Portal over dozens of online encyclopedias by SAGE
For subject specific databases see the subject pages
The Cognitive and Brain Sciences Community Online
Use Delpher for full text search of Dutch books, newspapers and magazines from the 17th until the 20th century from the digital collections of libraries, scientific institutes and cultural heritage organizations in the Netherlands.
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