Books usually provide more extensive information on a topic. Scholarly books that are edited volumes generally consist of a collection of chapters by different authors, each of whom addresses a specific aspect of the book's broader focus. (Look for an "editor" in the book's description.)
All Books at Rowan
To find books use Rowan's Library Search and limit the material type to Books. You can do this either from the Advanced Search page (use the Material Type drop-down menu on the right) or from a search results page (use the Resource Type limiter).
Select E-Books at RU
See search tips on e-Book Central's homepage.
Can't find it in Library Search? You can get the book on loan from another library through E-ZBorrow (12-week loan) or Interlibrary Loan.
Use Worldcat to search for books at libraries across the world.
For more e-books search Library Search. On the search results page, select 'Available Online' (under Limit to) and 'Books' under 'Resource Type.'