Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



LLNL, ODC, and the Center for Global Security Research have procured the following research databases, which can be useful for LLNL researchers exploring political science, international relations, strategic deterrence, defense, and national security studies. The links to these databases are provided here and are available for internal LLNL research purposes.


ProQuest Politics Collection

The ProQuest Politics Collection provides access to renowned databases such as PAIS and WPSA, covering the international literature in political science and public administration/policy, along with related fields. Together, they provide abstracts, indexing and full text coverage of journal articles, country reports, dissertations, think-tank reports, working papers, government documents and more, including full text from many leading political science and international relations journals.


Nuclear Threat Initiative: Country Profiles

Country profiles include an overview of each country's nuclear, chemical, biological, and missile programs.


Nuclear Threat Initiative: Issue Briefs

Articles by NTI board members, officers and staff, as well as NTI partners, including the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.


Nuclear Threat Initiative: Nuclear Materials Security

The NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index is a first-of-its-kind public benchmarking project of nuclear materials security conditions on a country-by-country basis. The NTI Index, prepared with the Economist Intelligence Unit, was created to spark an international discussion about priorities required to strengthen security.


Nuclear Threat Initiative: Treaties and Regimes

Information on treaties, organizations, and regimes relating to disarmament, arms control, and nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Information on each treaty or organization includes relevant full text documents, country memberships, an analytical overview, and a chronology tracking ongoing work and related developments.


Taylor and Francis Collections - Strategic, Defence & Security Studies Collection; and Politics, International Relations & Area Studies Collection

Taylor and Francis Collections - Strategic, Defence & Security Studies Collection; and Politics, International Relations & Area Studies Collection can be accessed at https://www.tandfonline.com.