Fire Science Subject Guide

Fire Science Subject Guide

Books, Movies and Music
Materials related to wildfires can be found in the SD 420s section of call numbers. Building and urban fires are located in TH9448.

Federal Government Films
JointVenture NTIS-1832 , FedFlix

Databases
Academic OneFile Locate articles in the social and physical sciences, arts, humanities, national news sources and general interest magazines.
Academic Search Premier A full text multi-disciplinary database accessing over 4,600 journals.
General Science Collection  A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.
OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)  Search multiple databases for articles in numerous disciplines, including Education, General Science, Applied Science & Technology, Humanities and Art.

Websites
CA Laws Relating to Fires and Fire Fighters An index to laws pertaining to Fire Science
CAL Fire Blog Current news and information about fires - particularly wildfires - throughout California
US Fire Administration Includes access to statistics and documents such as the Technical Report Series
Building and Fire Research Laboratory Fire-related research with access to online publications
Miller-McCune Wildfire articles from an erudite public policy publication
National Interagency Fire Center
The central information center for organizations related to wildfires
NPS Fire and Aviation Management
National Park Service fire information page
Podcasts Chief Supply maintains a list of fire and public safety related podcasts
Stephens Lab The Fire Science Laboratory at UC Berkeley focuses its research on California wildfires. Includes links to reports
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH):  Provides national and world leadership to prevent workplace illnesses and injuries.

Organizations
California Professional Firefighters As the official state council for the IAFF, California Professional Firefighters has made it its mission to build a better life for California firefighters and their families.
IAFF Firefighters The International Association of Fire Fighters, headquartered in Washington, DC, represents more than 300,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics.

 

 
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