Homeland Security Research Guide


Start on FDU’s homepage, www.fdu.edu, open “Web Shortcuts” dropdown box at left: Select “Libraries”.


1)       To find background information, go to FDU Online Library,

        Then choose Credo Reference

        Select Type such as “Dictionary” or “Encyclopedia” etc.

        Key reference book: The 9/11 Encyclopedia  REF HV 6432.7. A 85 2011


 2)    To find books, go to Search Library Catalog

                    Select Location for books in “Giovatto Library” or  “E-Books” to access online

                    Preview books in “Google Books”

3)     To find scholarly, magazine, or newspaper articles, go to FDU Online Library

  Key Databases:     Praeger Security International Online

Academic Search Premier

SocINDEX with Full Text


4)     To find a scholarly article, select “peer-review” where it allows you to

        If full text of the article is not available, go to Journal Locator and select Title Equals

        If is still not available, go to Google Scholar

        If not available, then fill Interlibrary Loan Request Form @ FDU Library web page

5)     Also use Google Scholar’s Related Articles feature to find more articles

Key Websites




6)   To cite your references, go to www.knightcite.com                     

Michael Liss

liss@fdu.edu, January 2014