Titles in blue link to some online access. Titles with no location are print bound volumes shelved alphabetically on the 2nd floor. Titles on microfilm are in the Microform Room on the 1st floor. Titles in Special Collections are in that area on the 3rd floor.
Use the databases listed here to identify articles on your subject. In many cases, you can link to the full-text of the articles.
If you can't directly retrieve the full-text, select the blue Find It button under the article citation or check the Journals by Title link in the column on the right to see if we have access from another source.
There is a particular publication which may have useful articles for naval history topics. It is called:
Online access is only since 1997, but we have all the issues back to 1879. Print copies of these issues are shelved with the bound periodicals on the second floor, alphabetically by title (e. g. this is filed under "U" for United States....)
While current military databases index recent issues, there is a single volume print index for these early issues. It is located on Reference Table 1 and will give you citation details to find an article in the print volumes.
Or if you check bibliographies in books you use, you'll often see this listed as a source.
The following icons are used in the resources lists:
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