Tag: public_service

Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library was recently added to the library collection. Access over 94,000 documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management published by federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies, professional organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and international governing bodies. Featured Topics Include: Suicide Bombers Security, Food & Fuel Interoperability Cyber […]

New ebrary Books: Methodology and Public Service Leadership

The library recently added thirty new books to its ebrary database; too many to bore you with the entire list here, but we hope that many of you will be excited to find out that four of those books are research and methodology books. A number of other books are topics that may be of […]

Public Safety Professionals Surveyed 10 years after 9/11

Capella University, in cooperation with several public service associations and the FBI National Academy, recently published a survey they conducted of over 1,000 public service and public safety professionals. The survey found these interesting facts, and so much more: The vast majority of respondents (92%) feel that “the emergency preparedness community has improved.” Most respondents […]

New Journal Focuses on Disasters and Mass Emergencies

Published by the International Research Committee on Disasters, the International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters (IJMED) focuses on the social and behavioral aspects of relatively sudden collective stress situations typically referred to as disasters or mass emergencies. Coverage: 1983 – Present Peer Reviewed: Yes Access: The publisher’s site and SocINDEX* *Make sure to uncheck […]

New Criminal Justice Database

The library has added the database ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index to its holdings. This is a great new resource for all you Public Safety Learners as it covers criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and more. ProQuest CJPI provides access to the full text for more than 100 U.S. […]

Swine Flu and Earthquakes and Floods, Oh My!

You may have used the ebook database, ebrary, through our library before. Now, ebrary has released two publicly available databases that will have special interest for learners in the School of Public Service Leadership. The first, the Natural Disaster and Extreme Weather Searchable Information Center, includes “hundreds of important government documents related to natural disasters […]