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Counter Terrorism

This is UCLan's Counter Terrorism library page.

For more help and guidance please contact your Faculty Librarian: Bob Frost

Books

Use Library Search to locate print books. This will tell you exactly what we have in stock and where it is located.

Alternatively, use Reading Lists Online to locate items on your module reading lists.

eBook collections which may be useful for Counter Terrorism subjects:

Journals and Articles

Finding specific journals or journal articles

If you have a reference for a particular journal article, or if you want to find out if we take a particular journal title, use the Journal Finder.

Searching for journal articles (Subject-specific, full-text journal databases)

Searching for journal articles (Multi-subject, full-text journal databases)

Searching for journal articles (Abstracting & indexing databases)

Should you want to undertake a more thorough search for research materials/literature, try searching the following abstract and indexing databases. Unlike our other databases, generally you will only find the abstract of articles within these databases. Conference papers are also available too.

Additional Resources

List of Organisations and internet sites relating to Counter Terrorism subjects:

  • CESG- The Communications-Electronics Security Group protects UK interests by providing policy and assistance on the security of communications and electronic data, working in partnership with GCHQ, industry and academia.
  • Chatham House- The mission of Chatham House is to be a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a prosperous and secure world for all.
  • Counter Extremism- One part of a larger European Commission funded project to support exchange of best practice in the field of counter extremism and counter radicalisation.
  • CPNI- the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure provides integrated security advice to organisations reducing the vulnerability of the critical national infrastructure to terrorism and other threats.
  • DCLG- The Department for Communities and Local Government work to help citizens and communities take action to solve their own problems and create neighbourhoods that are strong, attractive and thriving.
  • Demos- Demos is a think-tank focused on power and politics. Their approach is thought to challenge the traditional, ‘ivory tower’ model of policy making by giving a voice to people and communities.
  • Department of Justice- An umbrella department of UK Government which contains the Ministry of Justice, NOMS, HM Prison Service, Youth Justice Board etc.
  • Euston Manifesto- A group of intellectuals and political thinkers who identify themselves as “democrats and progressives” proposing, via the website, a “fresh political alignment”.
  • HMIC- Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabularies (HMIC) inspects and regulates all 43 police forces in England and Wales together with other major policing bodies such as the Serious Organised Crime Agency, the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the British Transport Police.
  • Home Office- The Home Office is the lead government department for counter-terrorism and policing.
  • Institute for Strategic Dialogue- The Institute for Strategic Dialogue is an independent think tank working with leaders in government, business, media and academia to develop multi-country responses to the major security and socio-economic challenges of our time.
  • International Institute for Counter-Terrorism- Founded in 1996, the ICT is… “the leading academic institute for counter-terrorism in the world, facilitating international cooperation in the global struggle against terrorism”.
  • International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation- ICSR is a… “unique partnership which brings together five … academic institutions: King's College London; the University of Pennsylvania; the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (Israel); the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy; and Georgetown University”.
  • Ministry of Justice- The Ministry of Justice works to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.
  • NTI- The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization with a mission to strengthen global security by reducing the risk of use and preventing the spread of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons.
  • OSCT- Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism (OSCT) has responsibility for counter-terrorism. Part of the Home Office it provides strategic direction to the UK’s work to counter the threat from terrorism.
  • Police Foundation- The Police Foundation influences policing policy and practice, through research, policy analysis and training and consultancy.
  • Prevent- Prevent for schools is a resource centre for tutors.
  • RUSI- Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) independent thinking on defence and security.
  • SOCA- the Serious and Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) tackles serious organised crime that affects the UK and is to be replaced by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

Bob Frost

Faculty Librarian for Science and Technology

rsfrost@uclan.ac.uk
01772 892261