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Arms Control, Domestic & International Security: Journals and Databases

Library Guide for the Program in Arms Control, Domestic & International Security (ACDIS)

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Databases can be a great starting point to find journal articles or government documents. On this page you'll find databases pertaining to arms control issues as well as specific journals that focus on various subjects in arms control and security studies.



  • The International Relations Security Network - one of the world’s leading open access information services for both professionals and students who focus on international relations (IR) and security studies.
  • ALSOS Digital Library for Nuclear Issues - This digital library provides a vetted, annotated bibliography of over 3,000 books, articles, films, CDs, and websites about a broad range of nuclear issues.
  • Web of Knowledge . 1955-. An interdisciplinary index to academic literature. Identifies articles in science, social science, and arts and humanities, and the articles that cite them. Indexes the top journals in most academic fields, providing complete bibliographic information and full length author abstracts. Search for articles on a particular topic, or search for articles that have cited a known article. All of an article's references are listed and can be used to search for related articles with common citations. Composed of three databases that can be searched together or individually: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index Expanded, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index Expanded.


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