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Remember the Ladies: Research Paper: Secondary Sources: Books / eBooks

Secondary Sources: Books / Ebooks will have more specific information about your topic.

 

Books (also called Monographs) and journal articles are examples of Secondary Sources.

  • Secondary sources are written by scholars and present a new interpretation or thesis based upon a synthesis of primary sources,
    scholarly journal articles, and other secondary sources.
  • Sometimes there will be an entire book, sometimes you may have to assemble information from multiple monographs.
  • Secondary sources usually have a bibliography of materials for further study, including primary sources, journal articles and books.

 

Click Here for Tips on Citing Books and eBooks

RhinoCat is the Library's automated catalog of books, ebooks, and other library materials.

keyword search using a broad term will yield the most hits. 

  • When you identify a book that looks useful, click on the book title to open the book's full record. 
    • Scroll down to Subject(s): and click on a subject heading to find other books with the same subject headings.
    • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Browse shelf to see books that sit to the left and right on the shelf.

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