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HIST 203: The History of Monsters, Aliens, and the Supernatural

Some primary source options

A few Search Strategies

In the CAT and/or Lionsearch

  • Limit by date to discover historical texts
  • Use the subject headings "fiction", or "drama" to find literary accounts, e.g. vampires fiction 
  • Use the subject headings "pictorial works" or "in art" to find illustrations, e.g.  monsters pictorial works
    Use the subject heading "films" to look for films by genre (horror films, monster films etc...).   You can also limit searches by format (DVD or video or streaming video