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Below there is a list of selected reference books (available in the Garver Room) you may want to consider. To find other reference books associated with your topic feel free to browse Garver or search within Reference Universe.
Remember, reference books CANNOT be checked out or leave the library. When you are done using them, please return reference books to the cart near the entrance to the Garver Room.
Reference Books vs. Circulating Books
Reference books should only be used for an overview, and not as one of your major sources. Because reference book articles are short, you are not going to find the level of detail required to write a successful paper.
Circulating books offers more specific information on one major subject with lots of details in its further subdivision. You may also find lots of supporting materials via facts, personal experience or survey as well as possible some statistics. It takes you to a deeper level of research.
Reference Sources in Reference Universe
Research and Instructional Design Librarian