Cybersecurity / Information Warfare / Digital Forensics

In May 2013, the C.O.D. Library was awared $5,000.00 by the Illinois State Library, as part of a Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, to purchase books on Cybersecurity/Information Warfare/Computer Forensics. Click HERE to see a list of those books that were purchased.

Library Catalog

COD Library Catalog: Books and Videos in the COD Library only

Nearby Public and Academic Libraries

Library Catalog Subject Headings for this subject, click on them to find a list of materials in the COD Library with that subject heading:
Computer Crimes
Computer Networks -- Security Measures
Cyberspace -- Security Measures
Internet and Terrorism
Internet Fraud

Reference Books

Cyber Security Cyber Glossary
The Definitive Guide to Criminology and Criminal Justice on the World Wide Web. Reference KF 242 .C 72 D 44 2009
A Dictionary of Forensic Science. Reference HV 8073 .B 4246 2012
Dictionary of Information Security. General QA 76.9 .A 25 S 585 2006
Encyclopedia of Cyber Warfare.
Encyclopedia of Cybercrime. Reference HV 6773 .E 53 2009
Encyclopedia of Forensic Science. Reference HV 8073 .B 425 2008
Encyclopedia of High-Tech Crime and Crime Fighting Reference HV 6773 .N 48 2004
Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interactions (2006). Reference QA 76.9 .H 85 B 46 2004
Encyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications (2008)
Encyclopedia of Terrorism (2007) Reference HV 6431 .C 65 2007
Encyclopedia of Transnational Crime and Justice (2012)
Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention (2010).
Encyclopedia of Social Networks (2011)
The Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia. Reference TK 5105.875 .I 57 I 5372 2005
The Internet Encyclopedia. Reference TK 5105.875 .I 57 I 5466 2004
Surveillance in America: An Encyclopedia. (2016)
Webster's New World Hacker's Dictionary. General QA 76.9 .A 25 S 333 2006

Article Databases

You must have a valid College of DuPage Library card to access the electronic indexes and databases from off-campus.

Academic OneFile (formerly Expanded Academic Index ASAP). An index to over 2500 magazines and journals covering a variety of topic areas including anthropology. This database provides references, abstracts, and many times the full-text of articles. A COD library card is required for off-campus use.

Academic Search Complete [EBSCOhost]1984 to present; 1990 to present- full text). Abstracts from nearly 3000 journals and full text for 1250 journals including general reference, education, social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, library and information science.

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC), for detailed technical reports on a variety of topics.

The Free Library. A database of free magazine and journal articles.

Google Scholar. This provides access to many free full-text articles, as well as citations to many other articles.

IngentaConnect.This is an index to millions of journal articles, book chapters, reports, and more. Most are NOT available as full-text online items.

Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL). This contains many free government reports and citations to articles.

Military and Government Collection of articles, many of them full-text.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), with links to many free government reports and citations to articles.

National Newspapers(ProQuest). This includes the Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS), for links to free technical reports of all types, with many government reports.

Open Access Journals Directory (free full-text journal articles)

Policybot. This is a database of over 18,000 public policy reports and documents, most of them full-text & free online.

Project MUSE. This database provides article citations and abstracts only.

More COD Library journal and newspaper article databases.

Does the C.O.D. Library own the journal that I need?

Explanation of the Difference Between Magazines and Journals

How to Read a Research Study Article.

Other Research Guides

Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Emergency Management and Disasters


College of DuPage Computer Information Systems Academic Program
College of DuPage Computer and Internetworking Technologies Academic Program
College of DuPage Criminal Justice Academic Program
College of DuPage Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA)
Center for Trustworth Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (CTSC), U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) This website has links to many sources of information and policies.
Information Trust Institute (ITI), University of Illinois This academic unit works on information systems and security.
U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Cybersecurity
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Security and Safety
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity
U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC)
U.S. National Security Agency (NSA)
U.S. National Security Council (NSC), Cybersecurity

Evaluating Websites

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Citing Sources

Use Citing Sources to create a bibliographic citations in proper format.

PLUS: The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources, Reference & General collections. Call no. J 9.5 .G 37 2002.
And the Reference Collection has manuals for other citation styles as well.

Government Publication Citation Information.

How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography.

Interlibrary Loan

The Library can obtain copies of articles or books from other libraries for you. Inquire at the Reference Desk. You may also consult journal title lists from other libraries in the area. Click here to get to the online Interlibrary Loan form.