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Military Subject Guide

Subject guides are created by Great Basin College Librarians to assist you! These guides provide helpful resources and tutorials to help you succeed in finding credible resources.


Issues & Controversies in American History  (Facts on File)

Issues & Controversies in American History is a reference database, a classroom tool, and a home-learning resource. It combines authoritative factual accounts with in-depth explanations of opposing points of view and numerous special features, so students and other users can quickly grasp the essentials of even the most complex historical topics.

ProQuest Military Collection (ProQuest)

Search a comprehensive collection of material on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more.


Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History : Government and Politics

Provides a concise history of the U.S. government and political scene throughout American history, with a particular emphasis on how government and politics effects, and is affected by, social change.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History : War

Provides a broad overview of war throughout American history, with a special emphasis on how war effects, and is affected by, political, economic, and social change in American and global society.

Presidents: A Reference History

Presents in-depth profiles of each American president and his administration. Includes black-and-white portraits of the presidents and extensive bibliographies. Also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency. For students in grades 10 and higher, as well as general readers.


ACE Electoral Knowledge Network

The ACE website is an online knowledge repository that provides comprehensive information and customized advice on electoral processes. The website contains in-depth articles, global statistics and data, an Encyclopedia of Elections, information on electoral assistance, observation and professional development, region- and country-specific resources, daily electoral news, an election calendar, quizzes, expert networks and much, much more.

American Memory Project: A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation consists of a linked set of published congressional records of the United States of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875.

CNN Inside Politics

Coverage of top political issues.


 Up to date reports on all governmental issues and issues. 

National Security Archive

An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The Archive also serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States.

Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling and social science research; by analyzing news coverage; and by holding forums and briefings. It does not take positions on policy issues.


A search engine for politics, policy and political news.

POTUS-Presidents of the United States

Brief biographies on each of the presidents. Includes information on presidency, and links for more online resources.

Public Agenda is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to strengthen our democracy's capacity to take on tough issues.


Library of Congress website to provide legislative information freely available to the public. Include the features and content such as. Bills, Resolutions, Activity in Congress, Congressional Record , Schedules, Calendars, Committee Information, Presidential Nominations, Treaties and Government Resources.

University of Michigan Political Science Resources

Provides links to Political Science Resources.

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Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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