Specialized encyclopedias (as well as dictionaries and handbooks) can be great places to start your research. Use them to find:
Most of the resources listed here are online but there are many others available only in print--many in the Reference Collections in the Geisel Library and the Wong/Avery Library. Ask Us for help in locating others.
An interdisciplinary database providing full-text access to essays that summarize what has been published about a given topic in recent years (also called literature reviews).
A few excellent online reference packages include:
Review Sources are also very helpful for identifying relevant scholarly resources and evaluating/determining how useful they are for your work. The Review Sources Research guide points to strategies and places to search for Book Reviews; Film Dance and Theater Reviews; and Research Literature (which points to Annual Reviews and Dissertations as well as particular databases). For example, book reviews can help you: