Try the online database, Gale Virtual Reference Library
The Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources in every discipline taught on this campus. The collection is made up of more than 1,700 volumes of college-level reference sources, including fields of arts, biography, business, education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nations and the world, news, political science, religion, science, social science, technology and more.
This database includes an intuitive three-box search engine that makes it simple to narrow your search and focus on the information you need. Search results are all full text and full image. They can easily be emailed, printed, downloaded or saved to your mp3 player.
The topics covered are useful for undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty.
This is a fast way to warm-up to your research and get things going.
Give it a try.
To find the Gale Virtual Reference Library; start at the Library home page, then click on Databases and enter in Gale Virtual Reference Library.