Begin your research by using either the print reference collection on the main floor of the Library or one of the reference databases. A reference source will give you a broad overview of your subject.
Use the table of contents or index to find articles with information on your topic. Also, see if the article has a bibliography, which can give you some great leads to other sources.
Below is a selection of reference books. Be sure to browse the nearby shelves for additional dictionaries and encyclopedias revelant to this topic..