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Emergency Management

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  • SocINDEX
    Provides extensive coverage of sociology, social work, anthropology, criminology, political science and related topics. Provides abstracts for 1,300+ "core" journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, also provides data mined from more than 450 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,900 "selective" coverage journals. Extensive indexing of books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources is included, and searchable cited references are provided.

Additional Resources

  • EM-DAT
    International Emergency Events database from the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)
  • Homeland Security Digital Library
    Over 100,000 documents related to homeland security, policy, strategy and organizational management.
  • National Climatic Data Center ( NCDC )  
    Provides access to the world's largest active archive of climate data. You can search the entire site or by location, link to a specific dataset, examine satellite, radar, or weather balloon data, and more!
  • National Weather Service ( NOAA )
    Provides weather data and includes a section on hurricane tracking.
  • Environment Complete
    Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
  • Greenfile
    GreenFILE covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology
  • ScienceDirect
    Database of 1800+ journals, primarily in the sciences. Provides full-text articles for those journals to which Millersville subscribes. Please note that Millersville does NOT have a subscription to all of the journal titles that are accessible via this service. To view and/or search the full text of the titles which are accessible to you, please select "subscribed journals" in the display drop down box before beginning your session. Excellent for finding models of writing in your field!
  • FedStats
    Provides access to the the full breadth of Federal statistical information without having to know which Federal agency to search. Covers: economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, energy, farm production, and more.
  • Lexis - Nexis Academic
    Find full-text news, legal, and business information from over 10,000 resources.