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Homeland Security: Web Sources

Library resources for the Homeland Security baccalaureate program.

Evaluating Internet Sources

Much of the information available on the Internet is not regulated for quality or accuracy. The responsiblity is therefore on the individual user to evaluate resources effectively. The websites listed below will help you learn to evaluate Internet resources for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy and purpose.

Recommended Websites

Use these websites to help you with your research.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security  This website gives up to date information regarding all aspects of Homeland Security including Counterterrorism, Bordersecurity, Cybersecurity, and Travel.  General information, such as the history of Homeland Security and career opportunities may also be found on this site.

Committee on Homeland Security  The Committee on Homeland Security was established in 2002 to provide Congressional oversight for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Any information you may want or need from the U.S. Government can be found on this site.

Department of Justice  Federal criminal investigation and enforcement agency.

Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)  This site provides open access to over 52,000 U.S. Federal Documents.

FEMA  Fema's national emergency training center website.

ICMA  International City/County Management Association.  The ICMA develops and fosters professional local government management worldwide. The organization provides technical assistance, management assistance, and training in many areas of community and economic development, ethics education and environmental management.  The ICMA site provides an excellent newsletter.

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