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HIST 287: What If? Alternate Pasts: Chapters

Finding Book Chapters

Finding Book Chapters, also called Book Articles:

To find chapters within books, use Library OneSearch and do a keyword search on your topic, whether your topic is an idea, a period of history, or a person. A keyword search will search multiple fields of the record for a book, such as title, author, contents note, etc.

Example: manchurian incident

A keyword search on manchurian incident returns 2 records, one is for the following book:

    Toward a History Beyond Borders: Contentious Issues in Sino-Japanese Relations;
      edited by Daqing Yang, DS740.5.J3 K6213 2012

Manuchurian incident does not appear in the title or in the subject headings, but it does appear in the following chapter title, which may be of interest:

    "Sino-Japanese diplomacy during cycles of mutual antagonism: on the eve of the Manchurian Incident" by Liu Jie


Book Chapters are indexed in Historical Abstracts as well

In Historical Abstracts, you can limit your search to book chapters by choosing "Book Chapter" in the Document Type drop down box.


Note: Don't forget to use Bibliographies