Cold War-Hamburger

Encyclopedia of the Cold War; a political, social and military history


  • Reference books:  Consult specialized encyclopedias for your topic or region. Use indexes--sometimes the index is the last volume of a set.
            Examples:
            
REF 909.825 HIL       The Cold War 
            REF 909.825 HIS        Cold War: Second Series
        
  • Non-Fiction/Circulating:  
    Brainstorm possible keywords and search the catalog. Browse the shelves in the non-fiction (stacks) area or the biography section.
    Examples:
    320.532 BRO  The Rise and Fall of Communism
    629.41 BRZ     Red Mood Rising: Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries that Ignited the Space Age 

  • Finding eBooks in the catalog - To search for most nonfiction ebooks on your topic, click on: "Electronic Resources" > "Include" in the 'Format' section on the left side of page.  Note: many, but not all, ebooks are listed in the catalog.The call number will have "online" before the number. 
    Example: 
    ONLINE 973.921 MAL    The McCarthy Era (Online) Communist in America

(The books listed as "eBooks" in the format section are available through Overdrive - log in with active directory. Don't download Overdrive books onto school computers - use the "Read" option on school computers)




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