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Security Studies Course Guides

A general guide to Homeland Security, Cyber Security, and Forensic Psychology research for the Rosemont College community.

Welcome to the Security Studies Guide!

Here you'll find an introduction to related resources available through Kistler Library, including eBooks, databases, government records, and links to other repositories of Homeland Security and Cyber Security research. Contact us with any questions, comments, or recommendations. Click here for more information on Rosemont's MA in Homeland Security & Emergency Management.

Encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries and other reference books can be a great place to start your research. They will:

  • Give you the background information you need to start researching unfamiliar concepts
  • Help you to narrow your topic down to a manageable research question
  • Provide fast, reliable sources for definitions, facts, and statistics.

The following featured books are included in the Kistler Library's collection. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. Ebooks will link directly to their source (login may be required).

Follow these links to search additional eBooks online:

Use the following multi-subject and subject-specific databases to search for detailed research articles on your topic. Login required for off-campus access. Click here for the full list of Rosemont's electronic databases.

Foundational Documents:
Strategies and Frameworks:
Reports and Oversight:

Citing Help for Homeland Security

In general, homeland security uses APA citations. However, you may come across documents that are hard to format in APA. Check out these resources for tips on how to cite these sources.