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Marriage & Family: General Marriage/Family Sources

Library resources and research tips for students enrolled in PHIL 3710: Marriage & Family

Reference Sources

Use Reference Sources, such as encyclopedias, to get a general overview of your topic, including:

  • Background information about a topic.
  • Brief, factual overviews of a topic.
  • Information about important dates, events, and people associated with a topic.
  • Terminology and definitions of terms related to a topic.
  • Articles written by authors with expertise in the subject matter.
  • Bibliographies of sources for further reading.

Marriage & Family Encyclopedias in the Reference Collection

General Sources in the Circulating Collection

Consult the library's Floor Maps to determine where the books are shelved on each floor.

Online Encyclopedias