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Norwich University Kreitzberg Library

HI362 - Saints & Sinners: Medieval Popes: Oxford Bibliographies Online

About Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies Online offers exclusive, authoritative research guides combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia. This resource includes bibliography citations for books, journals and articles, web resources, multimedia, and primary source documents and has tools built in to help you locate the actual materials.

The library currently only subscribes to the Medieval Studies and Military History Bibliography collections.

How to Find Useful Bibliographies on Your Research Topic

There are a number of ways you can locate bibliographies useful for your topic in OBO: 

Choose a topic from the alphabetical list. These will generally be fairly broad, covering time periods, a single war, an individual  or even topics like Armored Warfare.

Here are links to a few of the most useful topics for HI 362:

Using the Bibliographies

Navigate an individual topic's bibliography using the "In This Article" list on the left as needed or use the search box on the left to search within the bibliography/article.

Screenshot of Oxford Bibliographies Online - Search This Article Feature

 

Check the Kreitzberg Library's Collection for the Resource You Need

If you locate a citation in the Oxford Bibliographies article that you'd like to use in your research project, you can use the WorldCat link to quickly check the Library's collections for the item. Click the + next to the "Find this resource" bolded words beneath the citation (shown below) and then click on the WorldCat option. 

Screenshot of Oxford Bibliographies Online - Find This Resource Tool

WorldCat should automatically pull up the item's record for you in a new tab in your browser. If the record says that the Library does not own a copy of the book you need, click the "Editions & Formats" tab to see if the Library owns another edition of the book. Look for the words "Held by Norwich University Kreitzberg Library" in the alternative editions that appear. If the Library has an edition of the book you need, simply click on the book's title to obtain information on where to find the book in our collection. 

WorldCat Discovery record screenshot - Explore Editions & Formats Tab

If the book you need is not owned by the Kreitzberg Library, you may request the item via Interlibrary Loan for free! In order to request an item, simply click on the red "Request through ILL" button.

Screenshot of Interlibrary Loan button on WorldCat Discovery