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HI433 - Late Ottoman Empire & Early Turkish Republic: 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.

The library currently subscribes to the Islamic Studies, 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 433:

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.

In This Article section in Oxford Bibliography

Search the Kreitzberg Library

If you find a citation in the Oxford Bibliographies article for an item that you'd like to use in your research project, you can use WorldCat Discovery 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 Discovery logo.

WorldCat Discovery link

The link will open a basic search page in a new tab. Copy the title of the book or article and paste it into the search box. (Tip: use quotation marks to search for the title as a phrase.)

Book title pasted into search box

Format Filter

Searches for a book title will likely return results for book reviews published in journals and magazines. Use the Format filter to limit your results to books.

Format limiters in Discovery


Searching Libraries Worldwide

To expand your search beyond our collections, select Libraries Worldwide under the Held By filter.

Held by filter


Requesting Books from Other Libraries

If you're able to visit the library in person, you can request print book from libraries worldwide by clicking the title to open the item details, then the Request through Interlibrary Loan button.

Request through interlibrary loan button