Books written by scholars and published by university presses are a good source of information for many topics.
When and Why You Should Use Books:
Remember: Books may contain less recent information, often due to a lengthy publication process. Also, you may only need to read one chapter of a scholarly book!
Looking for an Ebook or Ebook chapter? Use the Library Search to find Ebooks on your topic at Temple.
One quick way to locate literary criticisms in books or book chapters is to combine the author's name with the word "criticism." Oftentimes, these kinds of sources are tagged with the word "criticism" in Library Search. See example below.