This guide will assist you in locating published scholarship (essays, books, chapters, journal articles, etc.) to read on a topic.
Remember to evaluate the accuracy of your sources, and think critically about their content and arguments.
Subject encyclopedias and other reference guides can provide good background information on a topic. Many reference books are in printed format, while others are available in electronic resource collections such as:
Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)