Library Skills via Hip-Hop & Popular Culture: Reference Materials

Reference Sources--PRINT

Reference sources serve as a great tool to help you 1) choose a topic, 2) narrow a topic, and/or 3) find quick facts about a topic. Consider the following print reference sources as part of your preliminary research--see samples I brought in for this session:

Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence

(REF HQ772 .G27)

Violence in America: An Encyclopedia

(REF HN90 .V5 V5474)

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice

(REF HV6017 .E52)

Encyclopedia of Criminology

(REF HV6017 .E5295)

Encyclopedia of Gangs

(REF HV6439 .U5 E53)

Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents & the Media

(REF HQ784 .M3 E53)

Reference Books and Databases

To find your topic from our many reference books, begin with the search form on the left. Listed below are some databases and some key reference sources that will also be useful to you.   All require a username and password, which we state here.