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Research Guides@Tufts

Intro to Graduate Studies: Home


Welcome to my Research Sources Page for Intro to Graduate Studies!

Chao Chen, Humanities Research and Instruction Librarian
Email:; Tel: 617• 627• 2057; Schedule an Appointment

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Historic Texts

1. Digital Texts and Imprints


2. Historic Newspapers and Magazines

3. Archives, Local and Beyond

Two archives locating tools:

4. Visual Sources

Digital Images


Streaming Videos

Finding a Play

web sites

Bibliographies, Journals, Books and Current News

1. Annotated Bibliographies & Review of Books:

Dissertations, published and forthcoming:
(Check out the bibliographies in recent dissertations on relevant topics.)

2. Journals and Journal Articles:

A. Two (familiar) collections of journals in all disciplines:

B. A few notable theatre journals:


C. Subject-databases of journal articles:


3. JumboSearch for Books 

The library's catalog includes ebooks from the following collections, which you can search separately as well:


Note: WorldCat (renamed to be Libraries Worldwide on the Tisch Library homepage) is still a better place to get a fuller picture of  books on a topic, even though interlibrary loan service is currently very limited.)


**Check the Boston Public Library's catalog for eBooks (and  sign up for a BPL eCard , Tufts students and faculty eligible)

**"Digital books" on Internet Archive

**Open Educational Resources (OER)
online alternatives that are accessible and free to all students

4. Current Newspapers: