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Reference books are often an excellent starting place for finding a topic or background information on your topic. These books are located in the Reference Collection on the 2nd floor. They may not be checked out, but you can make photcopies from the books. Listed below are some Reference books that might be useful as you begin your research on science fiction monsters. Ask at the Reference Desk if you need assistance with locating the books.
Encyclopedia of science fiction
Call Number: REF PS374 .S35 D33 2005
The Greenwood encyclopedia of science fiction and fantasy : themes, works, and wonders
Call Number: REF PS374 .S35 G74 2005
Science fact and science fiction : an encyclopedia
Call Number: REF Q123 .S735 2006
The encyclopedia of fantastic Victoriana
Call Number: REF PR461 .N42 2005
"This book is about genres and media which have traditionally been excluded from the canon: science fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries, historical novels, dime novels, penny dreadfuls, and story papers."--Author’s foreword, p. ix.
Anatomy of wonder : a critical guide to science fiction
Call Number: REF PN3433.8 .A52 1987