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HIST 104 Western Civ II (Fall 2017 McIntyre)

This guide is intended to help you find and create resources for your World War II Research Project.

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While Discovery can be flexible with your keywords, sometimes precise subjects can help find resources. For example, instead of World War Two or II, try:

World War, 1939-1945

World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.

World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.

When you are searching for primary sources, include terms such as diaries, journals, memoirs, letters, speeches, autobiography, news articles, cartoons. Depending on your topic, physical artifacts can be a primary source and can be found in online digital collections at libraries, museums, and archives.