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ENG101 : College Writing (Nadeau): Researching Trends : Books, Streming Videos, eBooks

Researching Trends in the Library Catalog (Books)

Researching Trends in Films on Demand

Researching Trends in eBrary (eBooks)

Why should I look in books?

Why should you do research in books?

  • Books provide in-depth coverage of a topic
  • Books often provide valuable background information on a topic
  • Books can also provide an overview of all issues pertaining to a topic
  • Books can lead readers to other sources through their bibliographies

You do not necessarily have to read an entire book for every research paper you have to do.  Utilize the index and the chapter titles to narrow down which section of the book is most pertinent to your research.