Here are a few criteria that you could consider in order to determine whether or not an article, book, or website is of a quality worthy of inclusion in your research assignment (e.g., paper, presentation, etc.).
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Getting Started - Resources for Background Information
What is in this guide?
This guide will point you to resources that will help you get started researching the art, literature and culture of Europe and the Americas between 1750 and 1830.
Portrait of Toussaint l'Ouverture
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Sloane Art Research Library
The Joseph Curtis Sloane Art Library’s collection of more than 100,000 volumes includes books, exhibition catalogs, serials, CD-ROMs, art documentaries and art films, illuminated manuscript facsimiles, artists’ books, and online resources on the art of all periods from prehistoric times to the present, worldwide.