Why use Reference material?
Suggested Reference books:
Cold War America, 1946 to 1990
The Cold War presidency: a documentary history
Encyclopedia of the Korean War: a political, social, and military history
Great debates at the United Nations: an encyclopedia of fifty key issues 1945-2000
Cambridge Histories Online Full-text of all Cambridge history volumes (250+). Subject matter ranges across the humanities.
Books: A Step-by-Step Guide
4.) Western Michigan's Library (duplicated in MeLCat, but if you want your materials faster, just walk to WMU!)
Using Subject Headings
Search by Keyword and look for Subject Headings in individual records.
To modify a search:
- Use words from the Subject Heading in a Keyword search
- Click on the Subject Heading itself
Examples of Subject Headings:
- Korean War, 1950-1953
- Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Campaigns
- Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Diplomatic history
- Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives