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Kreitzberg Library for CGCS Students

Research Terrorism

This guide will help you learn how to search the databases that will be most useful to you as you do research on the subject of terrorism.

About Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library features scholarly, government and policy documents related to homeland security policy, emergency management strategy, and related topics.

Conducting a Search

The screenshot examples below show a search for documents about the Islamic State.

  • I used quotes to search for words together as a phrase (i.e. "islamic state").
  • Click the Search button to start searching for documents.

Reviewing Search Results

This search found 9,000 results.

  • Results are sorted by relevance with the most relevant articles shown at the top of the list of results.
  • To access a document, click the Open resource [pdf] link. The PDF will automatically download in your browser.

This search found 9,000 results. Results are sorted by relevance. To download a document, click the Open resource [pdf] link.