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Resource Guide:

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Military Science (general)U 1-90
History of Military ScienceU 27-43
TacticsU 164-167.5
Physical Training of SoldiersU 320-325
Military Education and TrainingU 400-714
Armies – by Region or CountryUA 21-885
Military Administration — Enlistment, Recruiting, etc.UB 320-338
Military Administration — OfficersUB 410-415
InfantryUD 1-495
Infantry – Manual of ArmsUD 320-325
Airborne TroopsUD 480-485
Cavalry, ArmorUE 1-500
ArtilleryUF 1-910
Military EngineeringUG 1-620
Military Engineering – Surveying, Topography and MappingUG 470-474
Recreation and Information ServicesUH 800-910

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • United States. Army
  • U.S. Army Combined Arms Center. Combat Studies Institute
  • United States. Department of the Army. Field Manual
  • U.S. Army Research Laboratory — Periodicals
  • United States. Army Training and Doctrine Command
  • Army Physical Fitness Test
  • United States. Army. Cadet Command
  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Center for Leadership and Ethics
  • U.S. Army in the Gulf War
  • United States. Army Reserve
  • U.S. Army War College Guides to Civil War Battles
  • United States. Army. Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
  • Center of Military History
  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College — Dissertations
  • U.S. Army Infantry – Drill and Tactics
  • U.S. Army ROTC Cadet Command
  • U.S. Army War College Series on Contemporary Strategic Issues
  • Department of the Army ROTC Manual

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Army science and technology for homeland securitye-Book
Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st AirborneD 769.347 .A57 1992
The Bedford boys one American town’s ultimate D-Day sacrificee-Book
Be-know-do leadership the Army waye-Book
The chivalric ethos and the development of military professionalisme-Book
The diary of a frontline chaplainBX 8670.1 M842
Exploring advanced technologies for the future combat systems…e-Book
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf : the autobiographyE 840.5 .S39 A3
History of the United States ArmyREMOTE UA 25 .W35 1967
The hunt for Bin Laden : Task Force DaggerHV 6432 .M66
The last full measure : the life and death of the First Minnesota Vol…E 515.5 .M64 1993
Liberators : fighting on two fronts in World War IID 769.306 .P68 1992
No excuse leadership lessons from the U.S. Army’s elite Rangerse-Book
Preparing the U.S. Army for homeland securitye-Book
The politics of command in the American RevolutionE 259 .R67 1975
Street smart intelligence preparation of the battlefield for urban…e-Book
The Stryker Brigade combat teame-Book
The unit first : keeping the promise of cohesionREMOTE UB 323 .S77 1988
The U.S. Army and the new national security strategye-Book
The Yellowlegs; the story of the United States CavalryUE 23 .W6

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Army Times (online)
  • Soldiers Magazine
  • Army Reserve Magazine
  • Officer
  • Warrior Citizen (aka Army Reserve Magazine)
  • Journal of Military History
  • Military History
  • Military Review

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives