Use the library's REFERENCE RESOURCES to gather:
-Background information about your topic; dates, names, locations
-Keywords and subject-specific vocabulary that will help you in searching more complex sources and databases
-Context; reference resources can help you understand how your topic fits into a broader discipline or how multiple topics are interrelated
Note: these books do NOT check out.
Search for books by keyword or subject heading here.
Confused about the difference between keywords and subject heading searches? Watch the quick video below:
The following books are available for checkout at the CMU Library.
The types of ebook listed below are browser or web-based, i.e. they are designed to be read online and cannot be downloaded to a PC or digital device.