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Articles and reports in advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers and information on 25 million companies.
Update frequency: Updated weekly Scope: International Languages: English
Primarily a database for retrieving journal articles but allows for searching by company in the advanced search section. The ABI/INFORM Complete database offers searchable full text of more than 6,800 of the leading business and management journals in North America and the world. Coverage is international and includes advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Also compiles information on 25 million companies!
Index to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general.
From the Public Affairs Information Service, this database provides access to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. It includes records from journals, books, conference proceedings, research and government reports, and directories.
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Kurt Schwartz, Director of Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency discusses his agency's EMAC program, the benefits of EMAC for MEMA, and the response from other states during the recent snowstorm in Massachusetts.
Jonathan Bernstein, who has spent more than 30 years in the crisis field, is president of Monrovia, Calif.-based Bernstein Crisis Management. He spoke with SAGE Business Researcher reporter Marcia Clemmitt. This is an edited transcript of the conversation.
The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) is a non-profit organization for professionals who are dedicated to saving lives, protecting property and safeguarding the environment during natural, manmade or technological emergencies and disasters. Current memberships is approximately 6,000 members worldwide with student membership available. The IAEM awards certifications through a peer review commission that includes the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) and the Associate Emergency Manager (AEM).
Started in 1974, the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) is a nonprofit, professional association comprised of emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight U.S. territories and the District of Columbia. It is dedicated to improving the nation’s ability to prepare, respond and recover from all emergencies and disasters. Individual and student memberships are available.
The United States Regional and National Group Emergency Responders (US Ranger) is a new organization for professionals committed to providing support and aid during all phases of an emergency. Members include emergency managers, active and retired military, law enforcement, security experts as well as first responders. Its’ mission is to provide training, resources and network opportunities using a multidisciplinary approach. Student membership is not available.
Founded in 1955 ASIS International originally was an organization of security professionals responsible for the protection of people, property and information. However, in the last few years, it has expanded to include professionals in law enforcement, military and emergency management. They offer courses and webinars in crisis management program planning and have recently published the Business Continuity Guideline: A Practical Approach for Emergency Preparedness, Crisis Management and Disaster Recovery. Student membership is limited to individuals pursuing a security-related degree, but individual membership is available.
InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S.
Founded in 1970, the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) is comprised of organizations committed to mitigating the impact of disasters. Currently there are over 100 member organizations. Volunteering is through the states VOAD.
Government, Nonprofit, and Other Emergency Management Web Resources
Disaster Lit: This a database of links to disaster medicine and public health documents available on the Internet at no cost. Documents include expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, training classes, fact sheets, websites, databases, and similar materials selected from over 700 organizations for a professional audience.
FEMA (Federal Emergency Managment Agency): Official website of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the government agency for disaster relief. Includes a variety of information about emergency management and disaster relief.
HazLib: This is a searchable database of one of the world's largest library collections of social science literature focused on natural hazards and extreme/catastrophic events.
Homeland Security (MERLN): MERLN is a consortium of military education research libraries. This is a resource to find full-text documents on disaster preparedness research.
Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL): The HSDL is the nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. Sources include- federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private sector entities; think tanks, research centers, colleges and universities.
PubMed: Thousands of journal citation in the National Library of Medicine on disaster/emergency preparedness and response (including natural disasters, bioterrorism, chemical terrorism, and pandemic flu.
PubMed Central: Archive containing free full-text journal articles including disaster/emergency preparedness and response.
ReliefWeb: Reliable and current humanitarian information on disasters and crises across the world collected from over 4,000 global information sources.