As part of a You Read, We Buy the Library has access to Security Issues Online Archive and the Digital National Security Archive until June 2022. At the end of that period the Library will purchase the collections with the most usage.
Security Issues Online
Access case studies, documentaries and official correspondence regarding US international relations from World War II to post 9/11. Focusing on security issues the archive contains documents on global terrorism threats through to threats created by climate change such as water insecurity.
Key themes include:
- Conflicts and resolution
- Cyber security
- Disaster planning and emergency management
- Drugs and contraband
- Insurgency and counter-insurgency
- Intelligence and espionage
- Terrorism and counter-terrorism
- Trafficking and money laundering
- Transnational organised crime
Digital National Security Archive
Access declassified government documents, chronology of key events and bibliographies covering US policy towards world events from 1945 to 2016.
Key events include:
- Afghanistan 1973-1990
- Berlin Crisis 1958-1962
- China 1970-1998
- CIA covert operations from 1961-2010
- The Pentagon and US Foreign Policy 2001-2006
- Iran 1977-1988
- Irag 1980-1994 then 1997-2004
- Japan 1960-2000
- Vietnam 1945-1975
These archives will be a rich resource to students studying Politics, History, Law,Sociology and Criminology providing first hand accounts from people affected by these events and those in charge.