World War I - The Great War

This guide brings together essential collections of military history for World War I (The Great War). These include library resources, links to official military history from governments, and websites that act as portals to gather related materials.

Pick a research topic

  • Read your assignment instructions carefully
  • Pick a topic that interests you and meets the criteria of the assignment
  • Identify key concepts of your research topic
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  • Do some background reading on your topic using Wikipedia

Use dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks to find definitions, introductions and overview of your topic

  • Great Britain's Great War, DA577.P38 2013, Floor 5
  • Historical dictionary from the Great War to the Great Depression, E740.7.W96 200, Floor 5
  • World War I: encyclopedia, vols 1-5, D510.W67 2005, Floor 5
  • Diplomatic documents relating to the outbreak of the European War, D505.S4 1916, Floor 5
  • World War I: an illustrated history, D521.D17 1971, Floor 5

Consult specialized databases to find academic journal articles on your topic

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Content last updated: December 13, 2019