Research Databases: Peace Studies

Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary database with full text for thousands of journals and citation information for thousands more.

Funk & Wagnall's Encycplopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Index to publications of the US government. Includes references to congressional committee reports and hearings, debates, documents from executive departments and more. Coverage is from 1976.

Human Rights Watch Publications
Selected full-text of reports on human rights violations and conditions around the world. Reports cover countries and specific issues. Coverage is 1990 to present.

International Relations & Security Network
Full-text materials on international relations, area studies, international business, security and military studies, comparative studies and human rights.

Legal Information Reference Center
Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

MasterFILE Premier
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database
Index to the worldwide scientific literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Includes citations and abstracts to journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations and government documents relevant to PTSD and other forms of traumatic stress.

RAND Abstracts
Database of RAND reports related to social and public policy, international policy, global security, military, terrorism and more. Some full-text online.

SocINDEX with Full Text
Comprehensive sociology research database. Features more than 1,600,000 records and full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.

Violence Literature Database (VioLit)
Violence-related research literature database with abstracts and reference information. Compiled by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at University of Colorado at Boulder.