All library resources including print books, ebooks, and journal articles are searchable from the library catalog. When using intelligence sources, it is imperative that you check the integrity of your sources, especially of websites that may have a vested interest in a particular viewpoint. Library assistance is always available at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best "how to" book on open source research:
AEI's Critical Threats Project - provides authoritative critical threat analysis searchable by country, region, and/or persons involved.
Global Fire Power - military readiness statistics by country
Global Security - detailed military capabilities
Civil Institutions/Religious Freedom
Statistical information: country specific statistical information related to economy, military, literacy, human rights, trade, etc.
US Government sources
Your project may include everything from a country report, to an analysis of current world leaders, or a position policy report. Your instructor will provide the information on the specific type of project and the format desired.
Professional library assistance is available on campus, by phone at 540-441-8400, or by email at email@example.com .
Created: Watkins / Thornhill, 2015. Last reviewed and updated: Bauer / Pensgard, 2024.