Books and eBooks
Books play an important role in the information gathering process. They can provide overviews or detailed background information on a topic and can be the best place to develop a solid understanding of your topic.
- Good for an overview
- Comprehensive coverage
- In-depth research
- Reviewed by editors and publishers
- May contain bibliographies or work cited lists which will point you to further research in your subject area
- Not always current
- May exist only in print
At the end of this section you will be able to:
- Find print and electronic books in the Royal Roads University library's collection
- Renew your books
- Place a hold on a book that is signed out to another user
For information on evaluating books, see the Evaluating Your Sources section>Books.