Databases in the FBI Library
The FBI Library subscribes to several journal and e-books databases . Also listed are several free indexes and databases that support law enforcement related research efforts .
Major Newspapers This database contains full
Text of The Christian Science Monitor,Los Angeles Times,New
York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post
from the 1980's till present .
OneFile . The Academic OneFile database
is a multi-subject database that contains citations,
abstracts, and full-text journal articles, as
well as some news articles .Advanced searching capabilities
and an extensive publication list make it a great starting
point for most research projects .
University Library Index to Military Periodicals
The Air University Library's Index to Military Periodicals
is a subject index to significant articles, news items,
and editorials from English language military and aeronautical
periodicals . The Index contains citations dating back
to 1988 and is updated continuously .
Commission on POST Online Catalog The Commission
on Peace Officers Standards and Training was established
to set minimum selection and training standards for California
law enforcement . Books, articles, and Command
College projects are searchable through their catalog .Citations
to more than 42,000 articles can be found in the articles
database; some from journals dating back to the 1950s .Many
full-text papers are available in the Command College
Projects database .
International Affairs Online (CIAO) CIAO is
a comprehensive source for theory and research in international
affairs . It includes working papers from university
research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs,
foundation-funded research projects, proceedings
from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs
Justice Abstracts with Full Text This resource
includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential
areas related to criminal justice and criminology .
The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected
in Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text coverage of
hundreds of journals from around the world .This resource
includes full text for more than 200 magazines and journals,
as well full-text books & monographs .
Justice Periodical Index (CJPI) This resource
is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime,
its causes and impacts, legal and social implications,
as well as litigation and crime trends . It covers over
425 journals from 1969 til present .
National Security Archive The Digital National
Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of
declassified government documents available . The resource
now includes 36 collections consisting of over 80,000
meticulously indexed documents, with more than 500,000
total pages . Each of these collections, compiled
by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the
most critical world events, countries, and U .S
. policy decisions from post World War II through the
21st century .
- Directory of Open
Access Journals Free, full text, quality
controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering
all subjects and many languages .
The Government Complete collection has over 47,000 electronic
books . The collection covers subjects including Criminal
Investigation, Computer Security, Criminal Justice,
Fraud, Leadership, Linguistics, National security,
Police, Security Measures and Terrorism .
ERIC stands for Education Resources Information Center .
Sponsored by the U .S . Department of Education,
it is the world's premier database of education literature
.It contains nearly 1 .2 million citations dating
back to 1966, with access to more than 110,000 articles
free of charge .
Full-text of electronic books that cover crisis management
and negotiation methods, arson and homicide investigation,
expert witnessing, forensic pathology and other forensic
and law enforcement related subjects .
- Homeland Security
Digital Library ( registration required) .
HSDL contains over 72700 items offering users a range of
materials in contemporary and historical issues in homeland
security and its related fields . The collection includes
material from a wide range variety of sources including
federal, state and local governments; international
governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and
private entities .
Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center
A database containing full-text journals and periodicals,
hundreds of thousands of selected articles, news feeds,
reports, summaries, books, FAQs, and proprietary
Background Information Summaries that pertain to terrorism
and security . It also contains over 9,000 pertinent
Criminal Justice Reference Service The National
Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is administered
by the U .S . Department of Justice . Their
abstracts database contains summaries on more than 185,000
criminal justice publications, to include articles,
books, chapters of books, government documents,
and videos . Many government documents are available
full-text . This database is excellent for in-depth
Criminal justice research .
Security International Online Praeger Security
Online contains the full-text to over 600 books on terrorism
and international security . It also contains primary
documents and annotated bibliographies related to terrorism
and international security .
PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical
literature from MEDLINE, life science journals,
and online books . Citations may include links to full-text
content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites .
Direct A leading full-text scientific database
offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly
2,500 journals and more than 30,000 books.
Search SWETS Search is a tool that manages
the electronic versions of the periodicals the FBI Library
subscribes to, making it easier to search the journal
collection and print full-text articles .
and Francis Online A collection of over 30
journals in the areas of Defense Studies, Intelligence
Studies, Peace Studies, Security Studies, Strategic
Studies, and Terrorism Studies .
Index to Legal Periodicals and BooksIndex to
Legal Periodicals and Books provides indexing of 850 legal
journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes,
bar association publications, university publications,
and government publications . In addition, this
database also includes coverage of 1,400 books per year
Omnifile Full Text Omnifile and Legal Full
Text is a multi-subject database that contains citations,
abstracts, and full-text articles .It has advanced
searching capabilities and indexing of more than 3,500
A global catalog encompassing more than a billion books
and other materials held by libraries around the world .
This is to place to go if we don't have the particular item
that you are looking for . If another library has your
item, we can borrow it from them .