Webinar: U.S. Military Academy: Contemporary and Historical Information Resources

Register to attend the live training webinar, "U.S. Military Academy: Contemporary and Historical Information Resources."

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. (EST)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speaker: Bert Chapman; Government Information, History, and Political Science Librarian; Purdue University Libraries
  • Learning outcomes:
    1. Understanding the historical, contemporary, and emerging missions of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point (NY).
    2. Examining the available curricular and research activities of this institution, including those produced by the Combating Terrorism Center and Modern War Institute.
    3. Examining the historical resources produced by the Academy’s Library, including the “West Point Atlas of American Wars,” and information and documentation concerning individual cadets, which can be used for genealogical research.

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