Have your professors asked you for scholarly, academic, or scientific sources? Those are all peer-reviewed sources. What does THAT mean? Watch this video to find out.
What Is The Research Process?
Once you've picked a research topic or question for your paper, it isn't set in stone. It's just an idea that you will test through exploratory research. This exploratory research may guide you into modifying your original idea for a research topic. Watch this video for help on navigating your way through the twists and turns of the research process.
Evaluating a book
How To Evaluate a Scholarly Book
There are several steps to consider when evaluating a scholarly book. You may not be able to apply all of these questions when evaluating a book, but try to use many as you can
Does it have the depth you require?
Look at the table of contents and the index to confirm the information you require is covered in the book