As you begin to think about your topic, you should also think about the tools you plan to use to gather your research sources. For example:
Save your self time with a little planning. Visit our Citation Tools guide for information on available tools.
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks or atlases, can provide a great overview. These kinds of materials help you to:
Wikipedia is convenient, and can be a place to learn about a new topic, but don't rely on it alone; most Carnegie Mellon University instructors do not accept Wikipedia as a cited source for your assignments.
Tip: Quickest way to browse is to use the provided links to navigate to a specific subject, library, or materials type (see sample below):
The following resources contain background information on Vienna at the turn of the century. Take some time to look through these resources listed below. Be sure to use both English and German keyword search terms!
Consult General Tips for Finding Resources in Different Languages on the Modern Languages guide home page.