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Kreitzberg Library for CGCS Students

Get Started with Military History Resources

This guide will help you learn how to search the major databases for finding resources in military history.

Example Topic

How did naval forces impact the War of 1812?

Example Keywords

You need to use specific keywords that are most important to the topic. So, before you start searching, think about keywords you're going to use for searching. Here are a few that are related to this topic.

Example Keywords:

  • "War of 1812"
  • navy
  • navies
  • "naval war"
  • "naval warfare"
  • "United Kingdom"
  • "United States"
  • "Royal Navy"
  • "Atlantic theater"