Use reference books first to get essential background on your topic.
A handful of popular titles from the SCC Library’s 3800 volume reference collection:
American attitudes : what Americans think about the issues that shape their lives.
Deadly arsenals : tracking weapons of mass destruction.
Milestone documents in African American history : exploring the essential primary sources.
Encyclopedia of American race riots.
Encyclopedia of gangs.
Encyclopedia of pollution.
Encyclopedia of the First Amendment.
The dream encyclopedia.
Immigration in U.S. history.
A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations.
New encyclopedia of Africa.
Profiling and criminal justice in America : a reference handbook.
Religions of the world : a comprehensive encyclopedia of beliefs and practices.
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