Reference Sources

Treatises & Other Works

Some examples of treatises and other scholarly works follow. For more publications search the George Mason Library Catalog

Documentary Collections and Reports



Mason Law-Related Databases

  • BNA Homeland Security Briefing - daily coverage of significant federal and state actions related to security and anti-terrorist policies. (Bloomberg login req’d).
  • Homeland Security Emerging Issues (Available on Lexis to Mason Law users only)
  • Oxford Scholarship Online - digital books from Oxford's legal treatise collection on a variety of topics, including armed conflicts, international relations, terrorism, and human rights law.

Mason Databases

  • Columbia International Affairs Online CIAO - Full text of more than 400 working papers, 40 conference proceedings, and 10 books annually, as well as abstracts from leading international relations research journals, brief reports, monthly statistics and maps from 1991 to present.
  • Digital National Security Archive - collection of primary documents, including more than 55,000 important declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. See also the Proquest Quick Start Guide to the DNSA.
  • Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Center - profiles of the world’s significant terrorist, guerrilla and insurgent groups.
  • Homeland Security Digital Library - U.S. policy documents and specialized resources such as dissertations, reports, and position papers from universities, research institutions, think tanks, U.S. local and state agencies, and international organizations (2002-present).
  • Military and Government Collection - news, periodicals, academic journals, country reports, and relevant government documents for all branches of the military (1965-present).
  • PAIS International - articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories (1972-present).
  • Policy File - public policy research on governmental topics (1990-present).
  • Praeger Security International - information on terrorism and security, including regional security, humanitarian and peace operations, weapons of mass destruction, armed forces, intelligence, military history, defense and national security, and military affairs.

United States Government Websites

Additional Internet Resources

Blogs/Current Awareness

Last Updated May 29, 2019