Where do I start?
Conducting balanced research requires that you use a variety of types of sources: scientific & scholarly research, commentary & analysis by experts, statistics & raw data, etc.
For guidance on how to find these varied types of information use each of the tabs at the top of this page.
Articles & Databases
How to conduct research on The Unthinkable and related issues
Use this guide and the resources within to find information about your core book and related issues.
Here you will find instructions and suggested tools (like library databases) which you can use to find articles, historical information, reports, statistics, books, and other resources for credible, quality information appropriate for college-level research.
Don't forget: The Unthinkable contains a great bibliography of resources which Ripley suggests you use for further research.
Check library collections for those author recommended books and articles.
Critical Incident Stress
Information recommended from the SCC guest speaker, Bill Goodrick, on how to cope with critical incident stress and what to expect after a experiencing a crisis. Also see a fuller list of recommended articles from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.