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Praeger Security International (PSI Online)
Collection of terrorism and security eBooks covering regional security, humanitarian and peace operations, weapons of mass destruction, intelligence, defense and national security, and military affairs. Also includes newspaper feeds and commentaries on current conflicts.
ABI Inform (ProQuest)
Major management database featuring thousands of journals, dissertations, key business periodicals, country- and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Includes ABI-INFORM Trade and Industry: publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation and construction.
IHS Jane's Defence Equipment and Technology
Data, information and analysis on the air, land, naval and joint defence platforms, weapons and systems in service and under development around the world. Its content underpins market-leading products such as Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft. Access to Data Analytics is also available, including specifications analysis. Register via the site for an individual account in order to save searches and request RFID feeds.
International Journal of Human Resource Management
Monthly journal published by Taylor & Francis concerned with the expanding role of strategic human resource management in the global environment
E-papers and Reports
Free, internet-based collection of over 4000 quality assessed resources worldwide. The resources are selected, evaluated, regularly monitored and last updated by subject specialists from Cranfield University. Each resource is described so that you can assess its potential value to you before you visit it.
A large multidisciplinary abstract and indexing database that provides access to over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles, including 2,800 gold open access journals, from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus indexes more than 50,000 books, 6.5 million conference papers and 24 million patents from five patent offices.
Institute for Security Studies
An Institute of the European Union, having the status of an autonomous agency under the the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) of the EU. Web site provides news and analysis extracted from international media sources, along with information on publications, projects and seminars.
Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
International foundation of 45 governments which encourages and supports States and non-State governed institutions to strengthen democratic and civilian control of armed and security forces, and promotes security sector reform. Includes full text occasional papers, policy papers and working papers.
International Crisis Group
Independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working through field-based analysis and high-level advocacy to prevent and resolve deadly conflict. Provides a database of reports and briefings searchable by region, date or keyword. Documents are available in Word or pdf.
Organisation working with individuals and groups at national and international levels to change laws, regulations and practices in order to stamp out corruption and prevent its recurrence. Provides full text reports. Includes annual Global Corruption Reports which ranks countries on perceived levels of corruption.