National Emergency Training Center library newsletter Winter 2018

Library highlights

Student research papers

We’ve cataloged over 7,000 research highly rated papers completed by students at the National Emergency Training Center. Included are:

Visit the collections above to see how your colleagues can aid you in your own research or solving problems in your community.

Keep up with current events and emerging issues

Check out these synopses of new research that the U.S. Fire Administration wants our nation’s fire and emergency services to be informed about.

These short articles cover a variety of topics, including community risk reduction, wildland-urban interface, hazardous materials, and geographic information systems. The original research papers are available through our library.

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book collection
  • January: Mentoring. Explore this collection for tips on coaching and mentoring and lessons in leadership.
  • February: Flu. This collection recognizes the 100th anniversary of the devastating 1918 flu pandemic in America. Explore titles on historic flu pandemics and those that contain best practices for today’s public health agencies.
  • March: Flood Safety. In recognition of National Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 12-16), this collection contains titles on flood control, warnings, risk, insurance and historic floods.

New to our library

Titles added to our collection

Featured new books

20th Anniversary
Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium

Evening at the Library

National Emergency Training Center Library
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 6 p.m.


  • Library tour.
  • Meet and network with recently-published authors.
  • Discover new and revised textbooks.
  • Speak with authors of industry journal articles.
  • Q&A with NETC Librarian Ed Metz.
  • Free resources.

If you would like to participate as an author, please contact: Damon Coppola.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by May 11 to: Shirley Feldmann-Jensen.

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