Books cover virtually any topic, fact or fiction. You may find books that address your research question, but only a chapter or two is relevant. It's not cheating to only read and use the chapters that relate to your topic.

More and more books are now available electronically!

Use a Book

  • To find an extensive amount of information on a topic
  • To put your topic in context with other important issues
  • To find historical information
  • To find summaries of research to support an argument
  • To find bibliographies that point to other relevant research