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Booklists

International Security Recommended Reading List

Indicative reading for the International Security course

E-Journals

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.

Bioline International

Collection of 82 journals from over 15 countries. Subjects covered include public health, international development, crop science, tropical medicine and biodiversity.

Cambridge Journals Digital Archive

Provides access to 171 journals published by Cambridge University Press. The collection includes a mixture of titles with publication dates running from 1827 until approximately 2000. Subjects covered include Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine.

Disaster Prevention and Management

Full text of journal published by MCB, published five times per year.

EBSCOhost research databases

Offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for research including: Business Source Complete, E-Journals, eBook Collection, Environment Complete, ERIC, GreenFile, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, and Regional Business News.

Natural Hazards

Full text journal published by Kluwer.

Sustainable Organization Library

The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) 2013 is an online library of books and journal issues focused on sustainability and social responsibility, drawn from a number of partner publishers including Greenleaf Publishing, Practical Action Publishing and Peter Lang. SOL contains approximately 380 volumes (books, journal themed issues and journal issues) and 5500 papers.

Systems Research and Behavioural Science

Published six times a year by Wiley on behalf of the International Federation for Systems Research. Publishes experimental research and applications of systems.

Indexes

Scopus

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.

Professional Institutions

Medecins Sans Frontières

Independent humanitarian medical aid agency. Web site is searchable and browseable, and offers information on advocacy and medical issues worldwide.

Recommended Websites

AirDisaster.com

Web site dedicated to airline accidents and incidents. Has an accident database from 1950 - present and a photographic gallery.

DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

A directory of quality controlled open access journals in all scholarly and scientific subject areas. Contains over 2500 titles. These journals do not impose an embargo period but some may require free online registration.

Oxford Research Group: building bridges for global security

The ORG are an award winning, independent non-governmental organisation and registered charity, whose aims are to promote a more sustainable approach to security for the UK and the world. This site gives access to briefings, papers and reports. In April 2005, they were named one of the top 20 think tanks in the UK by The Independent newspaper.