Scope: Emerging infectious diseases, and use of diseases as weapons. For related information see the research guide on Terrorism.
General Searching Tips:
Call number areas to browse:
- HV6431-6433 (Terrorism)
- JX121-1417 (International relations)
- RA648-756 (Epidemics, Epidemiology)
- UG400s (Terrorism)
Keywords to search:
germ warfare, bioterriorism, bacterial warfare, biological arms control
Subjects to search (Library of Congress):
- Biological warfare
- Biological weapons
- Chemical warfare
- Chemical terrorism
- Communicable diseases
- Weapons of mass destruction
Biological warfare under specific wars, e.g. Korean War, 1950-1953–Biological warfare.
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- All the Virology on the Web – includes government and non-government sites on bioterrorism and germ warfare. Links to Russia and Israeli biowarfare sites and pictures of disease agents.
- Agents, Diseases, and Threats from the Virginia Department of Health.
- CBDIAC – Chemical and Biological Defense Information Analysis Center. Documents, bibliographical database,
and products guide.
- Center for Biosecurity – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – site designed to raise consciousness & build
a knowledge-base for lessening the impact of potential bioterrorist attacks.
- Centers for Disease Control – Includes biological warfare related diseases.
- Instute for Biosecurity – St. Louis Univ. School of Public Health – Includes facts sheets, key articles, bibliography, case studies, official remarks, etc.
- ACC Scientists Working Group on Biological and Chemical Weapons – from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
- Chemical Fact Sheets from the U. S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine.
- Federation of American Scientists Biosecurity Program – provides links to biosecurity resources, education, and factsheets for biological and chemical agents.
- SIPRI-Bradford Chemical and Biological Warfare Project – Joint effort of the Stockholm International Peace
Research Institute and the Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, UK. Non-proliferation and Export Control Project that conducts research on questions of conflict and cooperation of importance for international peace and security including biological and chemical weapons.
- U.S. Food & Drug Administration – Links, Information on Biological Agents, Vaccines/Treatments, Public Health Initiatives/Actions/Preparedness.
- U.S National Library of Medicine – webpage gives information on other resources, specific diseases, books, and research on biological warfare.
- World Health Organization – provides links to resources on activities, reports, news, and events on bioterrorism.