Books can be useful for finding overviews of a topic. Use the Library catalogue to find relevant books, including:
Confused by your reference list? Do you want to know how to find references? Watch the Understanding and Finding your References video for a quick and easy explanation.
Use the Library catalogue to search for relevant books and videos in the collection.
Look for the clues:
Clue 1: Specialised publisher: for example, a university press
Clue 2: Reputable author/creator: Look for the authors' qualifications
Clue 3: Includes cited references and a bibliography
For more help watch the short Library video: Scholarly sources explained (2 mins 45 secs).