virtually any topic, fact or fiction. For research purposes, you
will probably be looking for books that provide broad, in-depth coverage of a topic.
and store their book collections.
A few books called
e-books, purchased by your library, are now available electronically through the
- when looking
for a lot of information on a topic
- to put your
topic in context with other important issues
- to find historical
- to find summaries
of research to support an argument
- Eisler, Richard M. & Michel Hersen, eds. Handbook of Gender, Culture, and Health, 2000.
- Gore, Al.
An Inconvenient Truth, 2006.
- Hanrahan, Clare, ed. America's Prisons: Opposing Viewpoints, 2006.