Before you can start any research on your topic, you must have a background knowledge of it. Books and websites can provide you with that knowledge.
This is important because:
General reference sources of possible interest include:
The following websites might be worth investigating:
To discover, locate and access print books in the library's collection, use the OneSearch search box on the library's homepage. Searches may be conducted on the basis of book titles, authors or keywords (circled in red below).
To limit your search results to books, click on the "Advanced Search" link (circled in blue above) and then scroll down the page, check the box for "Available in Library Collection", and select "Books" in the "Location" box (outlined in red to the right).
The Advanced Search option will also allow you to perform more complex searches involving multiple search terms.
Searches conducted using this search box will return both eBooks and journal articles. On the results page, limit the results to eBooks by checking "book" (under "Resource Type") on the left side of the page.
Some specific collections of eBooks may also be of interest, including those listed below: