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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library
General Search Tip
Note: When searching databases and ebooks we have identified below, you will want to search for "World War I" in quotation marks. (In this case the "I" is a capital letter "i" not a number 1). Scholarly articles use roman numerals for the World Wars (hence, the "i") and using quotes around the phrase helps to ensure you get World War I results, not World War I and World War II results.
World War I Reference Articles
This box contains links directly to "World War I" main entries from different reference ebooks/databases. After each entry we will also include a link to the main search page of the ebook/database.
The world's oldest encyclopedia digitized for the 21st century! In addition to reference articles, it also contains primary sources, journal articles, ebook content, images and video, and links to reliable websites. To cite a reference article, choose Database: Original Content in Database.
Gale in Context: World History
Comprehensive collection of reference sources, primary documents, periodicals, maps and multimedia. NOTE: Citations can be exported to NoodleTools.
Modern World History
Overview essays, biographies, events and topics, primary source documents, timelines, maps and charts, images and videos from the mid-15th century to the present. NOTE: Citations can be exported to NoodleTools.
World History: The Modern Era
Chronicles influential world events and developments since the 16th century to support research and analysis of global trends, causal relationships, and current conflicts; with reference articles, peer-reviewed essays written by scholars, and thousands of primary and secondary sources. NOTE: Citations can be exported to NoodleTools.
Internet Reference Source
World War I: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection
This multivolume set is one of the most complete WWI encyclopedias available. The interface can be difficult to use, since it directly mimics the print edition. I suggest navigating to the index
, and then using the hyperlinks to individual pages contained there.
World War I Reference Library
For easy access to the contents of the book, click on the "index" link on the front page. Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; weapons of mass destruction; profiles of major figures; and much more.
The Oxford handbook of European history, 1914-1945
The period spanning the two World Wars was unquestionably the most catastrophic in Europe's history. Despite such undeniably progressive developments as the radical expansion of women's suffrage and rising health standards, the era was dominated by political violence and chronic instability. This handbook reconsiders the most significant features of this calamitous age from a transnational perspective. It demonstrates the degree to which national experiences were intertwined with those of other nations, and how each crisis was implicated in wider regional, continental, and global developments.
NoodleTools General Tips
1. Where did you find your source?
- Most likely it will be one of these:
2. What is your source?
- Most likely, it will be one of these:
- Reference Source
- Web Page
Not sure? Email Mr. Padgett or Ms. Taylor!