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HIST 8: Reference Books

Locating Books in the LPC Library

Finding titles that relate to your topic, can be done in the Catalog section on the Library Homepage.

Use the Library Catalog to search for titles by subject or words/phrases. 

Advanced Search

 Use REFERENCE BOOKS for background information, broad overviews and summaries.

Reference books cannot be checked out from the library but may be photocopied.

Credo Reference Search Box

Like the reference section in the library, use Credo Reference database for background information, broad overviews and summaries.

This online version contains nearly 4 million full-text entries in subjects from Art to Technology for your research, paper writing and studying needs. Credo also brings the facts alive with images, sound files, animations, videos and much more. Use similar search strategies as you would with our online catalog and databases.  

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Selected Reference Titles

There are many specialized subject encyclopedias that are useful for the Film Analysis Project.  This is a list of a few recommended ones: