Although books are not usually primary resources for scientific topics, they may give a good overview and bibliography.
Use the following databases listed on the library's resources page to look for books:
DON'T USE WIKIPEDIA IN YOUR RESEARCH.
DO USE WIKIPEDIA FOR BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND TO UNDERSTAND YOUR TOPIC.
DON'T USE WIKIPEDIA AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR JOURNAL ARTICLES.
DO USE WIKIPEDIA FOR POSSIBLE REFERENCES AT THE END.
Browse a subject-specific encyclopedia. A good encyclopedia can provide beginning researchers with the following:
Some good examples are: