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The Pacific War in Asia

Initially created to support Prof. Raul Caner Cruz' ASH 3631 Course


Welcome to this LibGuide. This guide provides an introduction to library research services and specific history resources. These resources have been curated with the topic of the ideological evolution of Japan in mind, from approx. 1931 — 1951.


  • Brainstorm— How to start conducting research.
  • Citation— How to organize your research to effectively write and cite a paper or project.
  • Reference&;mdash Where to find the reference materials that will form the base of a research project.
  • Sources (Scholarly/Primary)— How to differentiate between Scholarly & Popular articles. How to determine if material qualifies as a primary or secondary source.
  • Articles— How to use the FIU Databases to locate scholarly articles that will further your research.
  • Media— Where to look for images, audio, and video in the library.
  • Web— Free websites that contribute to the scholarship surrounding this topic.
  • Help— Where to go if you need a little more help.

Also on this Introduction page are the latest headlines from the Department of History Student Organization (DOHGSA). Check out the latest departmental information!


ASH 3631 Textbooks


Christopher Jimenez, FIU Libraries

This LibGuide is provided with an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons license. If you would like to reuse any part of this LibGuide for noncommercial educational or instructional purposes, please contact and credit the guide's creator, Christopher Jimenez, Web Services Librarian at the FIU Libraries, and include a link to this guide.