HS 333: The Vietnam Era

Books and the Discipline of History

The Scholarly Monograph continues to be a highly respected and well-recommended source of information for the study of history.  A scholarly monograph is a single-volume text written by a scholar in the field. It provides in-depth treatment of a particular problem or topic in the field.  Although written primarily for an academic audience, scholarly monographs provide reputable and substantial information for undergraduate researchers as well. 

The Homefront: The Antiwar Movement

Finding a Book in the Stacks

Using the Library Catalog


Unless you know the title and/or author of the book you are looking for,  research topics should be searched by Keyword to maximize the number of references to a topic.  A keyword search for "Vietnam War" yielded 363 search results.

However, another way to search is to browse by Subject.  This strategy is especially useful if you are having trouble narrowing your topic

A subject search " United States Social Conditions 1960 1980" yielded 34 results. 

The Military Conflict

Media/ Media Databases

How to Navigate a Scholarly Monograph