If you have a known item, it can be helpful to first determine what the item is e.g. article, book, pamphlet, song, dissertation etc. At times, this may influence where you look for the item.
5) Archives, Government, or Educational Institutions
6) Look for a databases that targets your topic/date.
Try it Out: Do we have these resources?
1) Harrison, Mark, "The Economics of World War II: Six Great Powers in International Comparison", Cambridge University Press (1998).
2) Armies of the Crusades, T. Wise 1978
3) Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades, 1000-1300
4) "International Subscontracting and the Production of Athletic Footwear" by R. Barff, J Austen from Environment and Planning A, 1993 volume 25 (8) 1103 – 1114
5) "Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards-Lessons from Nike" by RM Lock, F Qin, A Brause from Industrial and Labor Relations Review Vol 61, No. 1, October 2007 pg. 3-31
1) Is this title available at/through UC Merced?
2) How did you find out if UC Merced had this title?