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Vietnam War

Vietnam War

Circulating and Reference Books

To find circulating and reference books on the Vietnam War in the Media Center Card Catalog:

Go to the school’s web site:
Select Academic Dept
Select Media Center
Click on Watchung Hills Regional High School District for card catalog access.
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Research Databases and eBooks

To access the Media Center databases and eBooks:

Go to the school’s web site:
Select Parent/Student Access

Log in with your username and password

Open the Media Center Databases folder

Select the appropriate database icon.

ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases
Academic File Premier
History Reference Center
Master File Premier
eLibrary Curriculum Edition
Facts on File
American History Online
Gale Power Search
Marshall Cavendish Digital
America in the 20th Century
Pop Culture Universe
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Questia School
Sharp Online Reference
America in World History
Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II
Post War America
Student Resources in Context

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Infobase Publishing eBooks
Contemporary America
Postwar America
Salem History
Decades Series (60s, 70s)

Webcasts and Podcasts
ABC News Videos and Live News Clips Online
CBS News - News video & Streaming Video News Clips
CNN Video - Breaking News Videos from
EDU - YouTube
Fnuz Free Online Streaming: Movies, Animes, Cartoons, Series
Free Documentary TV - Watch Documentaries Online
Free Political Documentaries
TeacherTube: Teach the World

Learn Out Load – Free Podcasts

Podcasts | Library of Congress
Podcast Alley: The Place to Find Podcasts | The Ultimate Podcast Collection

Web Links


Napalm & Agent Orange

Agent Orange

A Battle Unending: The Vietnam War and Agent Orange

Agent Orange

Photo of 'Napalm Girl” from Vietnam War turns 40


The Napalm Bomb

Conscientious Objection In America: Primary Sources For Research


Online NewsHour: Remembering Vietnam: Carter's Pardon


Higher and Higher: American Drug Use in Vietnam

The Vietnam War As History
Vietnam War: History
American Experience: Vietnam Online
History Learning Site: The Vietnam War
U.S. History: The Vietnam War
The USS Kirk: Valor At The Vietnam War's End

The Truth About My Trip To Hanoi | Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda In Vietnam
Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda In Vietnam


Women Journalists and the Vietnam War

Photojournalism and the Vietnam War

The Effects of Photojournalism on the Protest Movement during the Vietnam War

The War in Vietnam: A Story in Pictures

American Heritage: The Sage of Black Rock

30-year Anniversary: Tonkin Gulf Lie Launched Vietnam War


The American Film Industry and Vietnam | History Today

Vietnam War depicted in films

Coping Strategies: Three Decades of Vietnam War in Hollywood

Top Vietnam War Movies - AMC Movie Database

IMDb: Top 25 Realistic Vietnam War Movies

10 notable movies about the Vietnam War

Music of the Vietnam War
Music of the Vietnam Era
Songs of the Vietnam War: An Occupational Folklore Tradition
'Next Stop Is Vietnam': A War In Song

American Experience | PBS | Vietnam Online

Digital History: The Vietnam War as History

History Learning Site: My Lai Massacre

Famous American Trials: the My Lai Courts Martial, 1970

The Vietnam War and the My Lai Massacre | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

American Experience: My Lai
The Women of the Army Nurse Corps During the Vietnam War
Nurses in Vietnam

The Vietnam Center and Archive: Exhibits - Nurses of the Vietnam War

Women in the Vietnam War

The Best and Worst of Times: American Nurses in Vietnam

Reflections on Nursing in Vietnam

Field Expediency: How Army Nurses in Vietnam “Made Do”

Citing Your Sources

Examples of MLA Formatting and Parenthetical (In-Text Citations)

For additional examples of citation formats select Research and Citation Gudes

A Book with One Author or Editor

Diner, Steven J. A Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998. Print.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

(Diner 36).

Rollin, Bernard E. Science and Ethics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Print.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

(Rollin 56-62).

A Book with Two or Three Authors or Editors

Bloom, Jonathan and Sheila Blair. Islam: A Thousand Years of Faith and Power. New Haven:
Yale University Press, 2002. Print.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation
(Bloom and Blair 27).

Lowi, Theodore, Benjamin Ginsberg, and Steve Jackson, eds. Analyzing American Government: American
Government, Freedom and Power
. 3rd ed. New York: Norton, 1994. Print.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

(Lowi, Ginsberg, and Jackson 78).

A Book with More than Three Authors

Gilman, Sandor, et al. Hysteria beyond Freud. Berkeley: University of California Press,1993. Print.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

(Gilman et al. 25).

A Book with No Author or Editor

Peterson's Annual Guides to Graduate Study. 33rd ed. Princeton, NJ: Peterson's Guides.1999. Print.

Parenthetical (In Text) Citation

(Peterson's Annual Guides to Graduate Study 128).

Databases and eBooks
An Article in an Indvidual eBook with an Author

Frank, Lisa Tendrich. "War on Two Fronts: Women during the Civil War." Civil War: People and Perspectives.
Ed. Lisa Tendrich Frank. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2009. 37-57. Perspectives in American Social
History. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 2 Apr. 2013.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation


An Article in an Indvidual eBook with No Author
"Controversies Surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis." The Cuban Missile Crisis. Ed. Myra Immell. Detroit: Greenhaven
Press, 2011. [56]. Perspectives on Modern World History. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web.13 Apr. 2013.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

("Controversies Surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis")

An Article in an Online Reference Book with an Author
Day, Jared N. "New York City." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 6. New York:
Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 78-81. Student Resources In Context. Web.13 Apr. 2012.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation


Salisbury, Joyce and Andrew Kersten. "Victorian England: Overview." Daily Life through History. ABC-CLIO, 2013.

Web.13 Mar. 2013.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

(Salisbury and Andrews).

An Article in an Online Reference Book with No Author

"Abraham Lincoln." The Presidents: A Reference History. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1996. Biography In Context.
Web. 4 May. 2012.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

("Abraham Lincoln")

An Article in an Online Encyclopedia with an Author
Roberts, Sam. "New York City." The New Book of Knowledge. Grolier Online, 2013. Web. 13 Apr. 2013.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation


An Article in an Online Encyclopedia with No Author

"Manhattan (New York City)." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Grolier Online, 2013. Web. 13 Apr. 2013.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

("Manhattan (New York City").

An Article in Academic Journal with an Author

Winter, Julia. "The Ethanol Project: exploring alternative energy with role-play and writing." The Science
80.3 (2013): 48+. Science In Context. Web.15 July 2012.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation


An Article in Academic Journal with No Author

"Desert Flowers." The Science Teacher 77.2 (2010): 15. Student Resources In Context. Web.13 Apr. 2013.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

("Desert flowers).

An Article in an Online Magazine with an Author

Ellsworth, Loretta. "What Harper Lee taught me about writing and the writing life." The Writer Sept. 2010: 8.
Biography In Context. Web.13 Apr. 2011.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation


Frazier, Ian. "The Toll." The New Yorker 11 Feb. 2013: 38. Student Resources In Context. Web. 26 May. 2012.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation


An Article in an Online Magazine with No Author

"Alternative energies won't be enough to solve the world's energy woes." The Futurist Nov.-Dec. 2012: S3.
Science In Context. Web.14 Dec. 2012.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

(Alternative enrgies won't be enough").\

An Article in an Online Newspaper with an Author

Lipton, Eric. "Tax Lobby Builds Ties to Chairman Of Finance Panel." New York Times 7 Apr. 2013: A1(L). Science
In Context
. Web.13 Apr. 2013.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation


An Article in an Online Newspaper with No Author

"Confusion on Taiwan." Washington Post 26 Apr. 2001: A26. Global Issues In Context. Web. 15 Mar. 2013.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation

(Confusion on Taiwan).

Multimedia Sources
A Podcast
Rennie, Michael. "From Spooky Action to Tiny Radios." Host Steve Mirskly, Science Talk.
Scientific American, 4 Mar. 2009. MP3 file. 15 Mar. 2009.
Parenthetical (In-Text) Citation


"First Coed College." Profile America, 7 Sept. 2006. General OneFile. Web. 23 July 2009.Price, Caroline and Timothy Chappell.