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THE WAR IN IRAQ

I. Library Catalogs 

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I-Share (formerly Illinet Online): A catalog of items in 65 Illinois libraries

WorldCat: this country and around the world

Outline of the Library of Congress Classification System (what COD uses to shelve its books).

Other Nearby Public and Academic Libraries

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II. NEWS LINKS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES (for some of these you may need a COD Library Card in order to access the database from off-campus)

The New York Times

The Washington Post

The Chicago Tribune (http://www.chicagotribune.com)

The Wall Street Journal

NBC (http://www.nbc.com)

CBS (http://www.cbs.com)

ABC (http://www.abcnews.go.com)

CNN (http://www.cnn.com)

Yahoo News (http://news.yahoo.com)

Newspapers (ProQuest) (1980's-present).Full-text of four major national newspapers including the New York Times. 

Academic OneFile (formerly Expanded Academic Index ASAP). An index to over 2500 magazines and journals covering a variety of topic areas including anthropology.  This database provides references, abstracts, and many times the full-text of articles. A COD library card is required for off-campus use.

Academic Search Premier [EBSCOhost]1984 to present; 1990 to present- full text). Abstracts from nearly 3000 journals and full text for 1250 journals including general reference, education, social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, library and information science.

Blackwell Synergy. This is an index of articles published in journals that are printed by the Blackwell company. A wide variety of topics and journals are covered, but you only get bibliographic citations, no full-text articles. You can select a particular subject area to search in, or you can select a specific journal to search in by clicking on the broad subject, then selecting a small subject area from that next page, then selecting the particular journal title on the third page. You can move through the categories by clicking on the plus sign [+] to the left of the category name.

FindArticles.com. Citations to millions of journal articles.

Foreign Relations/Diplomatic History/International Relations index of recent articles, no full-text.

The Free Library. A database of free magazine and journal articles.

Google Scholar. This provides access to many free full-text articles, as well as citations to many other articles.

H-NET Scholarly book reviews.

IngentaConnect. This is an index to millions of journal articles, book chapters, reports, and more. Most are not available as full-text online items.

JSTOR: Scholarly Journals Archive of Older Issues.

Military and Government Collection of articles.

Open Access Journals Directory (free full-text journal articles)

Project MUSE. This database provides citations and abstracts only.

SCIRUS. A search engine for citations to journal articles and links to web pages.

More COD Library journal and newspaper article databases.

Does the C.O.D. Library own the journal that I need?

Explanation of the Difference between Journals and Magazines .

How to Read a Research Study Article.

 

III. GOVERNMENT WEB SITES

The White House (http://www.whitehouse.gov)

The Department of Defense (http://defenselink.mil)

The DOD War on Terrorism (http://www.defendamerica.mil)

The Central Intelligence Agency (http://www.cia.gov)

The State Department (http://www.state.gov/p/nea/ci/c3212.htm)

The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (http://www.operations.mod.uk/telic/index.htm)

The United Nations (http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=50&Body=Iraq&Body1=inspect)

War in Iraq: Online Government Resources (http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/library/Divisions/Government/iraqbib.html)

IV. MISCELLANEOUS

Arab Net, for news, commerical, and cultural information.

War in Iraq (http://dir.yahoo.com/Government /Military/War_in_Iraq)

The Iraqi Military (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Iraq/Government/Military)

War in Iraq: Librarian's Index to the Internet (http://lii.org/warandpeace)

Iraq War (http://www.sls.lib.il.us/reference/por/onweb/2003/iraqwar.html)

Civil Liberties and Doublethink Research Guide (COD Library Resources)

Conflict and Terrorism (http://www.multcolib.org/ref/conflict)

Controversial Topics Research Guide. (COD Library Resources)

Country Studies - Area Handbooks (Library of Congress)

Government Research Guide (COD Library Resources)

Iran (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Iran)

Iraq (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Iraq)

Israel (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Israel)

Just War Theory.com.

Kuwait (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Kuwait)

Qatar (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Qatar)

Saudi Arabia (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Saudi_Arabia)

Turkey (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Turkey)

United Kingdom (http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/United_Kingdom)

The War in Iraq (http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/library/Divisions/Government/Iraqbib.html)

Iraq: The Cadle of Civilization at Risk: Cultural Heritage and Historical Monuments.

Middle East Network Information Center: MENIC.

The Middle East - North Africa Internet Resource Guide.

Examples for Writing Bibliographic Citations to Government Publications (http://www.asu.edu/lib/hayden/govdocs/docscite/docscite.htm)

Writing Styles

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