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Producing and Directing: MSP 4701 / 5701

Research help for Laura Zaylea's cross-listed course, MSP 4701 / 5701: Producing and Directing

Why Use Books?

stack of booksBooks written by scholars and published by university presses are a good source of information for many topics.

When and Why You Should Use Books:

  • You need good historical overviews of topic
  • You need broad coverage of one or more topics
  • You need a summary of existing research on a topic

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!

Find Books at Temple

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Need to find a book? Use the following source to find books at Temple.

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