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1.7.2 Books

 
Determine your information  needs
1.1 Define your topic
1.2 Increase familiarity with your topic
1.3 Map your ideas
1.4 Types of assignment
1.5 Amount of information
1.6 Types of sources
1.7 Types of publications
  1.7.1 Reference material
  * 1.7.2 Books
  1.7.3 Journals
  1.7.4 Conference proceedings
  1.7.5 Legislation
  1.7.6 Standards
  1.7.7 Audiovisual material
1.7.8 Web pages
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Glossary

Books, also known as monographs, offer a thorough and systematic treatment of a subject.

Use books to:

  • find historical information
  • find established theories and facts
  • find classic treatises and works such as:
    • Albert Einstein on relativity
    • Karl Marx on politics
    • Constantin Stanislavsky on acting
    • Edward de Bono on thought and thinking
  • find both in-depth and broad discussion of a topic.

Book jacket image for: Einstein

Book jacket image for: Karl Marx: Selected writings Book jacket for Constantin Stanislavsky



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