For in-depth research help, including tips and tools, visit the Art & Design Research Guide, which has links to other LUCAD guides as well!
For resources to help with finding, citing, and legally using visual media, check out the Visual Media Guide
When doing research, try starting with @LL Search, it searches everything @ Lesley Library, including journal databases, book catalogs, eBook libraries, encyclopedia entries, newspaper articles, and streaming media!
What are the techniques of illustration? What's the difference between an illustrator and a designer? If you're an illustrator and your family keeps asking "but, like, what do you do", you can send them this article!