FYE 1061: On War
Books in the Main Stacks
These searches will show you some of the books we have on these subjects:
You can also search specific keywords for more. Make sure you put unique phrases in quotes like “Persian Gulf War”
If you want to download and read ebooks offline, you’ll need to have accounts with:
To read the ebooks on a computer, you’ll need the Adobe Digital Editions reader.
If you want to download the ebooks on a tablet, a free reader that you can download is the BlueFire Reader.
We have videos that may help you with downloading the ebooks that you can watch on youtube. This one shows the process using a tablet, but it’s very similar on a computer.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Use reference sources like those listed below to get an introduction to a topic and to look for research possibilities.
Credo is a database made up of hundreds of encyclopedias and reference sources. It’s a great first stop to help you define and understand your topic.
War Topic Page
Then search for your topic:
Print Reference Collection
Find Articles on War
Start with these three databases to locate articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers on your topic.
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- MLA Style
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
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