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Ask The Puma Research Guides: Bioterrorism (Biological Terrorism)

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Bioterrorism (biological terrorism) is terrorism involving the use or threat of use of microorganisms, usually virus or bacteria, that produce death or disease in humans, animals or plants.


LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

·               Bioterrorism (subject keyword)

·               Biological terrorism (subject keywords)

·               Biological warfare (subject keywords)

·              Terrorism (subject keyword)


 Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

·               HV6431 and HV6432

·               RC88.9

·               UG447 and UG477

 Circulating Books – A Selected List


·                Croddy, Eric. Chemical and Biological Warfare: A Comprehensive Survey for the Concerned Citizen. 2002. Call Number: UG447 .C755 2002

·               Frist, William H. When Every Moment Counts. 2002. Call Number: RC88.9 .T47 F75 2002

·               McCuen, Gary (ed.). Biological Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction. 1999. Call Number: UG477 .B56 1999

·               Osterholm, Michael T. Living Terrors: What America Needs to Know to Survive in the Coming Bioterrorist Catastrophe. 2001. Call                   Number: UG447.8 .O84 2001

·               Solomon, Brian (ed.). Chemical and Biological Warfare. 1999. Call Number: UG447 .C515 1999


Reference Materials

·               Egendorf, Laura (ed.). Terrorism: Opposing Viewpoints. 2004. Call Number: SPEECHRF HV6431 .T4569 2004

·               Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine (Check by germ name.) 1999. Call Number: REF RC41 .G35 1999

·                McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. (Check by germ name.) 2002. Call Number: REF Q121 .M3 2002

·               Sifton, David (ed.). PDR Guide to Biological and Chemical Warfare Response. Call Number: REF RA648 .P374 2002

Research Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

·               Academic Search Complete

·               Health & Wellness Resource Center

·               Issues and Controversies

·               Newsbank


This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.


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Valencia College East Campus Library

Last Revised on February 3, 2005


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