Includes the full text of books an working papers from universities, research institutes, and think tanks. Focuses on international affairs. Limited journal content.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) is a comprehensive source for research in international affairs. It includes full text of selected books on international affairs, working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. It also, contains abstracts and some full text of selected journal articles
Cross search a broad array of think tank and interest group literature. Covers organizations across the political spectrum. With links to full text of the papers as well as to the organizations.
PolicyFile draws its content from public policy think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers. Some well known contributors include: the American Enterprise Institute, Brookings Institution, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Cato Institute, Center for Defense Information, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Democratic Leadership Council, Economic Strategy Institute, Federation of American Scientists, Heritage Foundation, Hoover Institution, Hudson Institute, Institute for International Economics, International Monetary Fund, National Center for Policy Analysis, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, RAND Corporation, United States Institute of Peace, and the World Bank. Where available, access to home pages, electronic mail addresses and fulltext are made available within individual abstracts.
Primary source documents from the DoD, DoS, and other government agencies, many of which were secured through Freedom of Information Act requests. Includes collections on Iran, Iraq, and terrorism policy
DNSA is a full-text, online resource providing coverage of more than 104,000 curated primary source documents culled from the collections of the National Security Archive. There are 49 complete collections such as the Cuban Missle Crisis, death squads in Guatemala, US relations with Iran and Iraq, Afghanistan, and terrorism policy.
Over 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Given the length of time needed before materials are declassified, this database is suited primarily for historical research.
The Declassified Documents Reference System provides online access to over 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War and beyond, this single source enables users to locate key information underpinning studies in international relations, American studies, United States foreign and domestic policy studies, journalism and more.
Search for hearings, explore the Congressional Record to learn how the Congress is responding to terrorist threats.
Congressional provides access to the best web resources for congressional and legislative information. This includes services available to Penn State Users only, such as Congressional Universe (1789-to date) as well as other free services that provide similar or related information such as Thomas (1993-to date) and GPO Access (1993-to date). The Guided Tour provides a step-by-step approach to congressional and legislative information for users who have never done research of this type before. Updates:Continuous
What is domestic terrorism?
Because domestic terrorism is distinctly different from international terrorism, a few key reports and resources are listed separately here.