ENG 335 Research: Secondary Sources: Books & Films


Books often give background information can also provide historical context to laws and eras.  For this project, searching in the catalog for books either about your law, a person who supported or opposed the law, a population of people that was affected by your law, or a related event can lead to great information.  You don't need to use the entire book.  Sometimes a chapter includes great information and might focus on a particular law, person, or event.  

To find a book, use Library Search.  Look for the "Find Books and Media" under "Find Materials." 

Here are a few examples of books that might be useful: 

What if the library doesn't have a book that you'd like to use?  We can borrow it for you from other Michigan libraries.  Look for the "Search other Libraries" button.  


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