Other Subject Guides of Interest
Be sure to use our focused Subject Guides for more specific listing of resources. Some specific ones that might be of interest include:
- Asian Resources
- Civil Affairs and Rule of Law
- Conflict, Peacekeeping and Reconstruction
- Congressional Information
- Defense Budget Information
- Homeland Security Resources
- Latin American Resources
- Middle East Resources
- Public Opinion
- Vietnam Conflict Resources
What You Will Find In This Guide
The purpose of this guide is to introduce you to some of the many great sources available to you while doing National Security Affairs related research. Use the Tabs to navigate to the types of information you are looking for. The Dudley Knox Library provides access to many highly useful databases, indexing tools and scholarly journals and much, much more.
Article Indexes - provides links to the significant databases/search tools for locating scholarly journal articles.
Books - provides suggestions for places to search for books, both print and electronic.
News Sources - provides some jump-off points for locating media/news sources.
Maps - provides links for some great websites that provide access to digital maps of interest.
Specialized Sources & Databases- is useful for finding both print and electronic historic dictionaries and other reference sources.
Congressional Information - will help you find hearings, documents and other reports produced through Congress.
Primary Source Documents - will help you locate original or primary documents including some collections of original materials.
Treaty Information - will help you locate treaty information sources.
Dissertations & Theses - will help you locate theses and disserations done by former NPS studnents as well as from other places.
Statistics - will be helpful in locating a variety of statistics including demographic, economic and more.
Research Organizations - will be helpful in learning about organizations and think tanks focused on security and military issues across the world.
Freedom/Democracy Indices - freedom indexes are useful for reviewing the assessments and rankings of countries based on various elements or definitions of freedom.
Public Opinion - useful for finding public opinion poll sites both domestic and international opinion poll sites.
Off-Campus Access - will try to answer questions you might have about accessing our resources from anywhere off campus.