Humanities Sources and Services: Summer 2010


Nancy E. Friedland


Long Island University


Summer 2010


The Humanities as a field of study consists of literature, language, fine arts, architecture, music, performing arts, film, religion and philosophy. This course is intended to be an introduction to the kinds of materials, print, electronic and other non-print, in the humanities that are likely to be used in libraries. Throughout the course, students are given the opportunity to examine print and electronic humanities reference sources. This course also provides insight into the practices, procedures, and problems of humanities libraries.

Required Textbook:

Hock, R. 2010. The Extreme Searcher’s Internet Handbook: a guide for the serious searcher, 3rd ed.
searcher. 3rd ed.
Mann, T. 2005. The Oxford Guide to Library Research.

Link to Syllabus:

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