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HSS 495 - Senior Research & Writing Seminar: Compulsory Military Service

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Reference Books vs. Circulating Books

Reference books should only be used for an overview, and not as one of your major sources.  Because reference book articles are short, you are not going to find the level of detail required to write a successful paper.

Circulating books offers more specific information on one major subject with lots of details in its further subdivision.  You may also find lots of supporting materials via facts, personal experience or survey as well as possible some statistics.  It takes you to a deeper level of research.

Print Reference Books

Here's a list of selected specialized reference books (available in the Garver Room) you may want to consider.

Remember, reference books CANNOT be checked out or leave the library. When you are done using them, please return reference books to the cart near the entrance to the Garver Room.

***Cite these print Reference books in Noodletools by choosing "Where is it"? --> Print or In-Hand, "What is it" -->  Reference Source. 

Reference Databases

***Cite these sources in Noodletools by choosing "Where is it"? --> Database, "What is it" -->  Reference Source. 

Reference E-Books

***Cite these e-Reference books in Noodletools by choosing "Where is it"? --> Database, "What is it" -->  Reference Source.