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

What is Operations Research?

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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