Friday, March 21, 2008

Search for old, historic military publications and more: GoogleMini

The CARL is testing out the use of the GoogleMini Search Appliance for providing researchers and the general public easy, online access to obsolete and historic military field manuals, pocket guides, handbooks and much more dating back to the late 19th century. The online collection includes many unique materials from WWI and WWII.

This search is still in beta and we've made it temporarily available from this url below:

http://comarms.googlepages.com/obsoletemilitarymanuals

Suggested sample searches: 1) "army talks" 2) "pocket guide"

As soon as it's ready for general release we'll offer this search from our regular library web pages. In the meantime please feel free to take the GoogleMini for a test spin and let us know what you think.

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