Military Instruction: Defense Strategic Studies

This research guide is designed to provide help with research for general military courses and topics.

What You Will Find Here

This page presents general resources for research on military topics. Use the information on this page to get started with your research, or follow the links below to more specific resources for your  military courses.

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Overview

Welcome to the general  military page! To the right, there's a list of (and links to) standard  military reference books available through the USMA Library. Below you'll find links to  military databases where you can find journal articles on  military topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various  military topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout or the Library Catalog; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

Military Databases at the USMA Library

Looking for journal articles on military topics? The USMA Library offers a variety of military databases that provide access to journal articles to help with your research. Find them here!

Military Books in the USMA Library

Are you curious about the Military Science books we have here in the USMA Library? You can always use Scout or the Library Catalog; to search for a book on a specific topic, but if you enjoy browsing the shelves, go up to the south west side of the 5th floor and find the call numbers that start with "U." Here's a general listing of subject areas:

CLASS U - MILITARY SCIENCE

Subclass U Military science (General)
Subclass UA Armies:  Organization, distribution, military situation
Subclass UB Military administration
Subclass UC Maintenance and transportaion
Subclass UD Infantry
Subclass UE Cavalry.Armor
Subclass UF Artillery
Subclass UG Military engineering.  Air forces
Subclass UH Other services

Military Reference Books