1) Start by searching these encyclopedia databases for overviews and basic information about your topic:
2) Then, find books and some articles with the Start Your Research Here box below. It will do a shallow search across 100 library databases.
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This well-known book lists the detailed lives of 2,565 saints:
Butler, Alban, et al. Lives of the Saints.
Call number: BX 4654 .B8 1956 Vol. 1-4.
This database lists the works in the SUNY Adirondack campus art collection:
If you are searching for a particular artist, simply enter the artist’s name in the search box, or search for books on topics like these:
Painting, Modern 20th century
Architecture United States
Art, Renaissance Italy
Persia (or, use: Iran History)
Art, Greek History
Art, Ancient Egypt
Use “and” to find books covering two or more subjects: painting and war, for instance, finds books on both subjects together.