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Humanities Research: Sources and Strategies: Home


Welcome! This guide is designed to help you do research in the following disciplines:

  • Literature and languages
  • Classics
  • Religion
  • Philosopy
  • History
  • Art
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Dance

Your ZSR subject librarians

Research Guides to Indivdual Disciplines


Marmor, Max and Alex Ross. Guide to the Literature of Art History 2. Chicago: American Library Association, 2005.



Harner, James L. Literary Research Guide: An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies. 5th ed. New York: Modern Language Association, 2008.



Gottlieb, Jane. Music Library and Research Skills. Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Pearson, 2009.

Bayne, Pauline Shaw. A Guide to Library Research in Music. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow, 2008.

Crabtree, Philip D. and Donald H. Foster. Sourcebook for Research in Music. 2nd ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005.

Duckles, Vincent H. Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography. 5th ed. New York: Schirmer Books, 1997.

Wingell, Richard. Writing about Music: An Introductory Guide. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, N. J.: Prentice Hall, 2002.

Irvine, Demar. Irvine’s Writing about music. 3rd ed. Portland, Or.: Amadeus Press, 1999.



Barber, Cyril and Robert M. Krauss, Jr. An Introduction to Theological Research: A Guide for College and Seminary Students. 2nd rev. ed. Lanham, MD: University of America P, 2000.