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Journal Article Databases

Depending on your topic, some databases will be more beneficial than others. Feel free to contact a librarian if you need help selecting databases for your topic.

Ebsco database button International Security & Counter-Terrorism Reference Center
Offers information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism.
Ebsco database button Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database.
Ebsco database button Business Source Premier
This is the business industry's most used business research database, providing the full text for more than 8,800 serials.
Lexis Nexis
For newspapers, business and law.
Gale database button Military and Intelligence Database
Covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs.
Ebsco database button Military and Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
Covers aspects of human impact to the environment.
Search Everything - Includes BOOKS
Search through all of our databases simultaneously. Use limits on the left side of the search results to limit to books.

Other Resources

CQ Researcher
Current issue overviews, historical backgrounds, chronologies and pro/con lists.
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Gale database button Opposing Views in Context
Current issues with pro/con viewpoint essays and topic overviews.
Homeland Security Digital Library
The Homeland Security Digital Library is composed of homeland security related documents collected from a wide variety of sources. These include federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies, professional organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and international governing bodies. Resources are carefully selected and evaluated by a team of librarians and subject-matter specialists.
International Disaster Database (EM-DAT)
Contains essential core data on the occurrence and effects of over 18,000 mass disasters in the world from 1900 to present. The database is compiled from various sources, including UN agencies, non-governmental organisations, insurance companies, research institutes and press agencies.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Part of the Department of Homeland Security, the FEMA site includes information about on-going disaster responses, various response plans, key emergency management officials at the State and local levels, documents, and other resources.

Citation Resources: APA Style

  Avoid Plagiarism - Cite Your Sources
Knight Cite
A free citation maker from Calvin College
Purdue OWL
Guide to APA Style from Purdue University

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