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ROTC Resources: Get Started

Recommended resources for Valpo's ROTC students.

Library Support

Face-to-face help is always available at the Circulation Desk. 

Call us on the phone at 219.464.5500.

E-mail us via this link.

Off-Campus Access

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.

Recent Books on Military Issues

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

The Few, The Proud: Women Marines in Harm's Way (ebook)