To find books, audio/visual materials, or print periodicals on your topic, conduct a keyword or subject search in the Library Catalog.
Try synonyms and related terms:
antiquity OR classical
World War I OR World War, 1914-1918
Civil War OR War Between the States
From the information you find in the Catalog, be sure to note:
To become more familiar with finding materials in the Library's print collection, here's a guide to using Library of Congress call numbers:
Use other Research Guides to discover and develop historical research topics within a particular discipline:
Truxal Library also provides guides for researching particular literary works. In the search box at the top right of this page, type the author's name (for instance, Shakespeare) or title of the novel, story, or play that you're researching (for instance, Hamlet) to see if Truxal has created a guide for that work.
Click on the links below to search for articles from periodicals (magazines, journals, newspapers, etc.) and for information from electronic books and multimedia resources. From off-campus, you will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your AACC photo ID or Truxal Library card.
Find these materials in the Reference Section of Truxal Library:
MLA-style and APA-style guidelines change over time, especially for citing sources accessed electronically. For the most up-to-date information about how to cite sources correctly, visit these pages:
Using a citation generator from a database or website?
Doublecheck to be sure the generator has used the newest rules.
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