U.S. Declassified Documents Online

Explore over 750,000 pages of government documents covering major policy issues from the period before the Second World War into the twenty-first century from government departments including Defense, State, Treasury, CIA, and the White House.

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Report from the Department of the Army on a civil disturbance plan in which the President may direct the use of federal military forces in response to a request from a State Governor that state and municipal resources are incapable of controlling a civil disturbance.
[United States: Department Of Defense, 1968]. 144 pp.
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Intelligence report entitled: “North Korea – Potential for Nuclear Weapons Development.” Issues include: North Korean nuclear weapons capability; background of North Korean nuclear program; details of supporting activities; attempted North Korean acquisition of foreign material and equipment; nuclear research institutes and project offices; information relating to the Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center.
[United States: Central Intelligence Agency, 1986]. 29 pp.
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Intelligence publication entitled: “International Terrorism in 1977” identifies significant trends in terrorist activities, governmental support to terrorists, and efforts to curb terrorism.
[United States: Central Intelligence Agency, 1978]. 17 pp.
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Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) information on advanced neural implants and controls, which would afford the U.S. the ability to engineer reliable, high-capacity direct interfaces to the brain and then integrate these into a host of new technologies.
[United States: Department Of Defense]. 55 pp.
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Psychological warfare and the Soviet Union regarding internal politics of the U.S.S.R.
[United States: White House, 1953]. 2 pp.
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Smithsonian Collections Online: Rare Treasures

We’ve all heard of the Smithsonian, but did you know that some of their museum collections can now be viewed online? Digitized primary source materials from deep within the museums, libraries, and archives of the world’s largest museum and research complex are now available in searchable formats to supplement your academic work or indulge your personal interests.

Currently available collections include:

Dissertations & Theses Global Full Text

Comprehensive research often requires some deep digging. This digging can often lead to theses and dissertations, which are notoriously hard to get your hands on. The UTC Library now offers ProQuest’s Dissertations & Theses Global Full Text!

This database includes full text for 1.7 million doctoral dissertations and master’s theses (with citations dating back to 1861). More than 3,000 graduate schools worldwide contribute works in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

In February 2017, some of the most downloaded theses included:

Corruption: Political determinants and macroeconomic effects

by Christian Robert Ahlin
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The Roman Villa in Calabria: Case Studies in Visual Culture

by Rosemarie Trentinella
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Characterization of delamination in 2099-T861 aluminum-lithium

by Russell J. McDonald
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World Politics

(Cambridge University Press) features full-text articles on international relations and comparative politics available from 2002 through one year ago.
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From Allied Academies, the Academy of Educational Leadership Journal (Jordan Whitney Enterprises, Inc.) offers peer-reviewed content with full-text articles on education and educational leadership available from January 2006 through present.
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(Palgrave Macmillan) features full-text articles on today’s social world from a lens of meaning-centered inquiry available from February 2013 through one year ago.
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