You can gain off-campus access to the electronic resources (also called databases or journal collections) by clicking on the name of the database you’d like to access, and then logging in using your Valpo e-mail username and password.
If you have problems with this service, contact IT at 464-5678.
Encyclopedias and other reference books are great ways to find background information, bibliographies of recommended books, and search terms for database searching. Here is a small sample of what you can find in the 2nd floor Reference area:
Military Flight Aptitude Tests. UG638 .M55 2009
Master the ASVAB U408.5 .O88 2008
American Soldiers in Iraq: McSoldiers or Innovative Professionals DS79.76 .E526 2009
Ending the US War in Afghanistan: a Primer DS371.412 .W55 2010
Defense & Security: a Compendium of National Armed Forces and Security Policies Ref. UA10 .D432 2005
Oxford Companion to Military History Ref. D25 .A2 O94 2001
Inventing Collateral Damage: Civilian Casualties, War & Empire U21.5 .I58 2009
Dictionary of Battles and Sieges Ref. D25 .J33 2007