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Answered By: Kate Anderson, Business Librarian Last Updated: Apr 05, 2016 Views: 41
Generally, reference books such as encyclopedias, can give you background information on historical topics and key terms. From there, you can look up those key terms/keywords or names to find information from other books or from journal and magazine articles.
Start your search with keywords, such a "printing press" or "telegraph" or "computer" or any other invention.
For encyclopedia articles:
- eBooks via EBSCO for electronic books
For magazine, journal and newspaper articles: