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FYS Indelible Ink: The Art, History and Culture of Tattoo: Start Here

Start exploring here

Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia. It includes a topic page for tattoo and entries from several encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources.

Where to Find Scholarly Sources

The databases featured in this box are particularly useful for this class. You can learn more about databases on the Research Hub

Citing your work

Books at Smith Library Center

Searching for Information

Think about keywords related to tattooing in general, or a specific style or aspect, to start your search in the library's catalog, WorldCat@SUWhen you find a good book, try the subject links to lead to more resources on the topic.

Try some of these subject headings in WorldCat:

tattooing history | body art | tattoo artists | body image in women | body marking philosophy | tattooing social aspects  | tattooing psychological aspects | Yakuza | tribal tattoos

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