If you are using any of the library's online databases from off-campus, you will need to log in.
Username: Your W Number*
Password: First 2 letters of first name, first 2 letters of last name, and last 4 digits of W# (i.e. jado6789)
* Don't know your W#, look it up in Class-Web.
To find articles published in journals, magazines, and newspapers or other periodicals, you will need to use the library's online databases.
In the following databases, you are likely to find relevant information on topics related to the Vietnam War:
Salem History Online
Biographies (information about author, important people, etc.):
Literature (The Things They Carried information and analysis, Tim O'Brien information):
Literature Resource Center
Controversial Issues (Feelings/opinions about Vietnam War):
Ethnic News (Vietnamese people, culture, news):
General Reference Information:
*Additional databases can be found on the LPC Library website:
Sample Search Terms:
Ask a librarian if you need help developing your search terms.
*Use quotation marks around phrases
(example: "Vietnam War")
*Use connecting (boolean) words such as "and", "or"
(example #1: "Vietnam War" and draft)
(example #2: "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder" or PTSD)