Here are some example searches on your class topic in the library catalog. To conduct your own searches, go to the library homepage.
Check out these books in print and/or online for further reading on your topic.
Use broad reference materials to find out background information about your topic - this will help you narrow your future searches and will also give you keywords that will help you find the most relevant sources. Credo can be a good place to start for that first step in research.
Below is a sampling of scholarly articles written about Tolkien's Lord of the Rings.