QuickSearch is a single search portal that can making finding sources easier, but it is not exhaustive and sometimes you will need to consult subject-specific databases in order to find the best articles for your topic.
Here are some subject-specific databases that you might consult in addition to QuickSearch:
QuickSearch is the best place to start your search for books. You can limit your results to just books by clicking on "Books" (under "Resource Type."
Below you will find a video that walks you through how to use QuickSearch to find a book on a specific topic.
If a book or article you need is not available at Rutgers, you can use the following services to request them from another library:
Your image gloss assignment will require consulting encyclopedias and other resources. Below you will find links to Gale and SAGE, where you can search across many encyclopedias; a list of encyclopedias by subject; an online dictionary of literary symbolism (for symbols, objects, or motifs), and a resource called "American Eras" that provides information about many topics related to specific eras in American history.
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