Do you have your topic?
A good way to start your research is to investigate some reference works. Reference sources provide background information and related topics. The material on the right includes books in our reference collection as well as a link to online reference books.
You can use the books in the building while the online material can be used in the building or from home.
You will need your N# and pin to use the online database from home.
These print books,located in our Reference area on the first floor of the Library, have basic biographical information about notable authors. Use the call numbers listed to locate the books on the shelves.
|Major Modern Black American Writers||Ref. PS153.N5 M245 1994|
|Major Black American Writers Through the Harlem Renaissance||Ref. PS153.N5 M243 1994|
|American fiction, 1900-1950; a guide to Information Sources||Ref. Z1231.F4 W64|
|American Novel Explication, 1991-1995||Ref. PS371 .G45 1998|
The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides full-text articles that may be printed, downloaded or emailed. Search by author. The EBSCO ebook collection has many ebooks with information about related topics.
Click on the links below to access the databases.