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DLIELC Library

Global Matters and Security Resources

This list provides a number of resources that offer FREE or Open Access to articles, dissertations, primary sources, electronic books, and more in the areas of global matters and security issues.

Please remember that Interlibrary Loan is available to assist with requesting those resources not available for FREE or through Open Access.

Please contact the library or your librarian with any questions, to schedule a research consultation, or for personalized assistance!

Center for International & Security Studies at Maryland, University of Maryland

The Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) conducts research, informs policy debates, and helps current and future leaders find creative solutions to complex global challenges.

Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University

Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies (CSS) offers expansive curriculum, in-depth research, and critical dialogue on security issues. he program’s overarching mission is to teach a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars to think critically and act responsibly in the face of the 21st century’s most pressing national and international security problems.

Columbia School of International and Public Affairs

Research & Publications


The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country Report provides political and economic analysis and forecasts for 189 countries. Each report includes the trends of each country so you can understand what is happening now and how a country will look in the future.

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Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

Thought Leaders Across International Fields, internationally acclaimed and award-winning faculty regularly publish world-class research and scholarship in books and academic journals. 

Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey

The Institute is home to a number of innovative and forward-thinking centers and initiatives whose faculty, staff, and graduate students research and develop original approaches to pressing international issues, including the Center for Conflict Studies, and the Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism.

MIT Center for International Studies Publications

The Center for International Studies (CIS) aims to support and promote international research and education at MIT. The Center has traditionally been aligned with the social sciences while working with MIT’s premier science and engineering scholars whenever possible. We produce research that creatively addresses global issues, while helping to educate the next generation of global citizens.

The John F. Kennedy School of Government Publications

Ideas and solutions emerging from Harvard Kennedy School are a resource for you - whether you are a student, policymaker, thought leader, journalist, or engaged citizen.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Publications, Cornell University

Various publications from the faculty, the Southeast Asia Program, the South Asia Program, the Institute for African Development, and more.

Yale MacMillan Center Publications

The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale is the University’s focal point for promoting teaching and research on all aspects of international affairs, societies, and cultures around the world.