This guide will help you find information on this topic, some of which are listed below.
Other information resources and research tools can be found in the right column.
Be sure to ask for assistance at the Library Reference Desks if you have questions.
Use these databases, plus the Library Catalogs listed above, to find citations to government publications about disasters, planning, and agencies. Some items will be available online, and a link to the item may be provided. For other print copies, ask at the Library Reference Desk for assistance in finding these items.
Community Preparedness and Response to Terrorism General HV 6432 .C 654 2005
Facing the Unexpected: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the U.S. General HV 551.3 .T 54 2001
The Cambridge Historical Dictionary of Disease. Reference RC 41 .C 365 2003
Emerging Infectious Diseases Sourcebook. General RA 643 .E 64
Respiratory Disorders Sourcebook. General RC 731 .R 468
Taxonomic Guide to Infectious Diseases : Understanding the Biologic Classes of Pathogenic Organisms. General RA 643 .B 47 2012
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
The main site for law enforcement statistics in the country.
Disaster Information Management Research Center From the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Useful site for crime statistics and information about the FBI
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA)
This has a lot of statistics and publications related to Illinois government activities in Law Enforcement.
Illinois State Police Home Page (ISP)
Contains information specific to criminal justice in Illinois as well as links to other criminal justice sites on the Internet.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
An excellent resource for information on criminal justice information throughout the world. Subject areas include corrections, courts, crime prevention, drugs and crime, juvenile justice, international, law enforcement, victims, statistics. This site also links to thousands of free full-text online documents.