Just starting your research and looking for some ideas? Try browsing our online catalog. Using keywords (the default search style) or subject headings (key words that broadly describe what the resources is about) is a great place to begin. To search using subject headings just type into the search box su:() and fill in a subject area you are looking to learn more about. You can also use the advanced search option and change the search index from keyword to subject.
Here are some subject headings that might help you get started:
Keep in mind that resources are often interdisciplinary and may cover a variety of subjects. You can always adjust your search to include that variety by adding another subject in quotations. Here's what that looks like: su:(motion pictures) AND (critical theory).
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Bloomsbury Digital Resources
Bloomsbury Digital Resources are focused on providing essential and cutting edge scholarly content in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Here are some Bloomsbury collections that might be especially helpful. These resources are now available for free and on an unlimited access basis until May 31, 2020.
St. Paul Public Library has more than 42,000 ebooks and 300 audiobooks that you can check out online, including an extensive fiction collection.
You can sign up at https://sppl.org/ecard. Once you've registered, you can borrow and download ebooks and audiobooks to view on an e-reader, computer, or mobile device.
A handful of links to local resources and organizations in the Twin Cities to kick-start your research process.