Interactive History of World War II Click HERE.
Decide your topic and narrow it.• Encyclopedias• Your textbook• Wikipedia (You cannot use this as a resource in your paper, but Professor Laba will accept your using Wikipedia to narrow your topic and the list of sources used in Wikipedia.)• Gale Virtual Reference Library (See next slide for how to locate this database.) and…• Click here for an interactive wall chart on the history and key figures of WWII.
The screen automatically populateswith the information on the book (or article) you are requesting. Hit submit.
Finding JournalArticlesJSTOR , Military & Government Collection and AcademicSearch Complete
Use the Advanced Search ( in drop down window).
If you leave Full Text unchecked, you will still get full text articles. You will ALSO (1) have the optionto interlibrary loan an article that is not available at HVCC, and (2) link to another HVCC database where the article is full text.
An ABSTRACT is an brief description of the article written by the author.
A word of caution… Many of these research databases provide citation tools and these are certainly more helpful than nothing at all.However, I recommend you check your format with a Faculty Writing Specialist (in the Writing and Research Center of the Marvin Library Learning Commons) OR the Cite Your Sources page on the Library website.