Search Research@UWW to locate books, articles, government documents, videos, and more.
In the Search box, type one or more search terms that define your topic. HINT! Use a term that identifies a specific kind of primary source, such as:
Narrow your search to Books, Media & more (UW Whitewater).
Combine multiple search terms with a capital AND to find items that contain both terms.
Example: "personal narratives" AND Vietnam
Truncate (shorten) words with an asterisk * to find all words that begin with a root word.
Example: Type interview* to find....... interview, interviews, interviewed, interviewing
Need More Help Identifying Primary Sources?
Use the Genre facet on the left of the results page and check items that are likely to be primary:
Subjects are more exact than keywords for searching. A subject is the exact term a library cataloguer will use to describe a book or other item. You can find more items about your specific topic if you look at the Subjects.
Look at the example below to see that the exact subject for the Vietnam War is Vietnam War, 1961-1975. Your search for Vietnam War materials will work better if you use "Vietnam War, 1961-1975"
Here's how to search using Subjects: