Books are useful for:
Often a chapter or two are all that is needed. The process of writing, editing and publishing means even the most recently published book may not contain the most current information on a topic.
Keyword Search in MARQCAT:
Identify words or phrases that represent the main ideas in your topic and enter into the quick keyword box.
Advanced Keyword search:
Try the words as "Any Field" searches for widest retrieval
Try the same words as "Subject" searches, then use the catalog's suggested headings
When you find a good book, check the list of Subjects in the record of that book for additional ideas
Evaluate the quality and relevance of information:
For help finding book reviews see this research guide: