Military Science: General Information

A guide to finding military related information in the library and on the web.

New Books at UWM

For King and Country: Voices from the First World War

Brian MacArthur

Can be found in the  

Library Stacks-3rd Floor

Call Number: D509.M25x 2008

 

Books in the Library

Call Numbers for

Military Topics

U - Military Science (General)

UA - Armies: Organization, Distribution, Military Situation

UB - Military Administration

UC - Maintenance and Transportation

UD - Infantry

UE - Cavalry. Armor

UF - Artillery

UG -Military Engineering. Air Forces

UH -Other Services

V - Naval Science

D - World History

E-F - History of the Americas

Books, Theses and Bound Periodicals with call numbers beginning with "U" or "V" are located in the East Wing Lower Level.

Books, Theses and Bound Periodicals with call numbers beginning with "D" or "E" are located in the West Wing Third Floor.

Current Periodicals with call numbers beginning with "U", "V", "D", or "E" are located in the West Wing Lower Level.

Reference books with call numbers beginning with "U", "V", "D", or "E" are located in the West Wing Reference Room 1st Floor.

Hints for searching the Online Catalog

Subject Headings

Conducting a search in the catalog by "Subject Heading Browse" is a good way to see all the titles UWM has on a particular topic. Some broad headings to search for include:

  • Military art and science
  • Military history
  • Naval art and science

To look for books on specific topics:

world war II (search as Keyword)

"world war II" and aviation (search as Keyword)

world war, 1939-1945 (search by Subject Heading Browse)

 

iraq war, 2003 (search by Subject Heading Browse)

 

To find topics geographically:

 

"world war II" and russia (search as Keyword)

 

To find aspects of military art and science:

 

army and training

 

rotc

 

"iraq war" and policy


Recommended Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Dictionary of Soldier Talk

Historical Encyclopedia of U.S. Presidential Use of Force

Dictionary of Modern War

DOD Dictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms
(Web Link)

 

 

Subject Guide

Tyler Smith
Contact:
tssmith@uwm.edu
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