Credo Reference - online library with publications on a variety of topics.
The following Reference Books are authoritative, informative, and concise. Of the three, authoritative counts the most.
Use Primo to search through almost everything the library owns.
An Example of Keywords: Iran AND "green movement"
Look at the subjects for a book that is of interest to you. Follow the subject links to more resources on the topic.
Do books count as scholarly sources?
Scholarly books are written for scholars/researchers in the author's field, and are typically intended to share research findings and contribute to the ongoing scholarly "conversation." Textbooks, encyclopedias, and books published for commercial audiences often do not count as scholalry.
Consider these questions when you're deciding if a book is academic or not: