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Military Science: Books

This online guide is developed specifically for those doing research in Military Science. It provides a recommended list of resources, which encompasses print materials, electronic databases, and selected Internet resources.


Use the library catalog to locate books in the Marshall University libraries. The following Library of Congress (LOC) Subject Headings can be used with the Subject Search to locate books in the Marshall University libraries:

For additional, useful subject headings for your topic, consult the following listings, available in the Reference Collection: Library of Congress Subject Headings (Reference Desk)

Browse the shelves in these call number areas to find books devoted to military science:

U - Military Art and Science
V - Naval Art and Science

Be aware that books on specific battles and wars are located in the LOC History areas - D, E, F (i.e. American Civil War E460-E655, World War II D731-D838, etc.). Also, many American Civil War books are located in Special Collections or the Rosanna A. Blake Library of Confederate History.

For books at other libraries, search other Library catalogs over the Web. These books may be ordered from other libraries using EZ-Borrow and Information Delivery Services (IDS).