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Presearch with Google
Looking for current news or basic information on your topic? Google is a good starting point for "presearch" before diving into more in-depth research in the library's databases.
Headlines and Heroes
This blog from Library of Congress draws from their archives to cover a variety of interesting topics, from superheroines to pulp fiction and romance comics.
What Makes a Hero?
"We all have an inner hero, argues Philip Zimbardo. Here's how to find it."
Hellenic Studies: Ancient Greek Mythology
A curated list of sources on Greek Mythology.
List of Superheroes
Browse this comprehensive list of heroes from Encyclopaedia Britannica for topic ideas.
"The award-winning internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion. Here you will find everything from A-gskw to Zveda Vechanyaya, with plenty in between."
Greek Mythology Link
"The Greek Mythology Link is primarily concerned with the creative, artistic, literary and inspiring aspects of the Greek myths."
Tips for Searching the Web
Narrow down your Google search to find more reliable results by typing site:gov after your search term. This will retrieve websites that have been published by government entities.