Arts & social sciences

These guides cover subjects such as history, indigenous studies, linguistics and philosophy.

Subject guides

  • Evaluating Sources
    A guide to evaluating sources.
  • Film & New Media Studies
    This guide provides a general introduction to key resources available at the Australian National University Library for all those studying, teaching and researching Film & New Media. Search tips and strategies are also included.
  • History
    This LibGuide has been put together to help you navigate your way through the wealth of information resources available in the ANU Library's collection which fall under the very broad subject area of History.
  • Indigenous Studies
    This guide provides a general introduction to key scholarly resources available at the ANU Library for all those researching and teaching Indigenous Studies.
  • Italian Studies
    A guide to conducting research in Italian Studies at ANU, including key resources and search strategies.
  • Latin American studies
    A research guide for students of Latin American Studies.
  • Linguistics
    A guide to key scholarly resources available at the ANU Library for study and research in linguistics.
  • Military and Defence Studies
    A brief guide to the Military and Defence Studies resources contained within the collection of the ANU Library.
  • Music Research
    A guide to finding scores, recordings, reference works, articles and books about music.
  • Music Subject Guide
    Suggested readings for music students.
  • New resources in Social Sciences & Humanities
    A guide to the new resources added to the Social sciences and humanities collections at the ANU Library.
  • Philosophy
    A research guide for students of Philosophy.
  • Political Science & International Relations
    Political Science & International Relations guides.
  • Social sciences & humanities (SS&H) collections
    A guide to the Social sciences and humanities collections at the ANU Library.
  • Sociology
    Sociology resources - your library guide.
  • Visual Arts Research Guide
    Visual arts information resources, including images, reference material, books, exhibition catalogues, and journal & magazine articles.