To find a broad overview of your topic, try one of these reference sources collection. Specialized encyclopedia databases can be used at the beginning of your research to help you get a grasp on some of the basics and the language.
We have you covered for books -- there are more than 160,000 ebooks in the library. Use them for identifying and exploring broad and deep conversations around your topic. Follow the instructions below.
Step 1: Start your search for ebooks directly off the library homepage under the "streaming videos/ebooks" tab.
Step 2: Keep your search words focused on the big ideas or concepts. Use just a few essential words like "business ethics", "religion" or even a name of particular religious tradition like "Islam".
Step 3: Once you find a title you like, connect to it by clicking on the "connect to this title online" box.
To browse all SCU databases by subject, visit the Databases By Subject page.
Database: Communication Source
To find an article (Magazine, Scholarly), enter each different concept in its own search box.
Search terms with synonyms might be:
true crime stories / crime drama / true crime entertainment