Since the bulk of your research in this course will focus on new and emerging technologies, it's likely that you'll find more relevant, up-to-date information in periodicals (journals, trade publications, magazines, newspapers) than in books. Nonetheless, books and ebooks may prove helpful as background information sources that provide a broader picture of the historical development of technology.
It's possible that you may need to loan books from other libraries for your assignment. You can do that through a process called interlibrary loan!
Try looking in some of these places to find books you need for your assignment: