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Operations Research   Tags: operations research  

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Articles
Top choice OR databases & more
Websites
DoD & other government OR sites
Journals
Institute for Operations Research & the Management of Sciences (INFORMS), peer-reviewed scholarly journals, etc
Organizations
OR associations, socieities, institutes, interest groups, etc.
Books
Ebook collections, search tools, individual titles & series, etc.
Reference Tools
Handbooks, encyclopedias, glossaries, etc.
Theses
NPS OR theses & reports, dissertations & theses from other schools, etc.
Handouts
RefWorks quick start guide, DTIC online: Getting started, etc.
Reports
Library-owned reports, DTIC Online, Defense-related reports, etc.
Help
FAQ search, remote access, help with your library account, ask a librarian, etc.

Background

As defined by INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences), "Operations Research (O.R.), or operational research in the U.K, is a discipline that deals with the application of advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions. The terms management science and analytics are sometimes used as synonyms for operations research."  Read more below.

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