Fuzzy on the details? Lacking inspiration for a topic?
Read up on cold war topics by consulting background sources like encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Use these library databases to search for scholarly information. They give you more control over your search than Google Scholar.
Use OSCAR, the Library's catalog, to search for books SCU Library owns or subscribes to.
You can also use OneSearch to search for books, and then narrow it to Library Catalog in the result screen.