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Resource Guide:
World War I

Websites and Digital Archives

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic Aspects
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Monuments
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Public Opinion
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Women
  • Triple Alliance, 1882
  • Triple Entente, 1907
  • Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
  • Versailles, Treaty of, June 28, 1919 (Germany)
  • Lloyd George, David, 1863-1945
  • William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941
  • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
  • Schlieffen Plan
  • Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916
  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
  • Intrenchments

Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • German History: Journal of the German Historical Society
  • The American Historical Review
  • British Journal of Military History
  • Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences
  • Central European History
  • European Journal of Political Research
  • War and Society
  • War in History
  • The Historical Journal
  • Naval War College Review
  • War, Literature & the Arts
  • Journal of Social History
  • Journal of Contemporary History

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
The eve of 1914D 515 .W576
On the battlefield of memory: the First World War and American remembrance, 1919-1941 D 524.7 .U6 T78 2010
Civilians in a world at war, 1914-1918D 525.6 P76 2010
The First World War in postersD 522.25 .D36
Policies and opinions at Paris, 1919: Wilsonian diplomacy, the Versailles Peace, and French public opinionD 644 .N6
Echoes of distant thunder : life in the United States, 1914-1918E 780 .E55
Americans all! foreign-born soldiers in World War Ie-Book