Executive Fire Officer Program research guide

These research resources will help you to find the information you need for your Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program coursework and applied research projects. If you have any questions, please schedule a research consultation, call the NETC Library at 800-638-1821, or send us an email.

Year One students

Executive Development

Year Two students

Executive Analysis of Community Risk Reduction

Year Three students

Executive Analysis of Fire Service Operations in Emergency Management

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Scan-on-Demand for EFO students

We can email you a scanned copy of a journal article from our collection (only). To request a scanned article, send an email to FEMA-NETCLibrary@fema.dhs.gov with this information:

  1. Subject line: Scan-on-Demand.
  2. The URL of the article listing (citation) in our online catalog. Example: https://usfa.kohalibrary.com/app/work/247811
  3. Your name and EFO course number.

We'll send you a copy of the article within 48 to 72 hours.

You can request up to three articles each year you are in the EFO program. We can't scan articles for you while you are on campus.

Leadership reading list Featured titles

EFO Program Executive Development (R0123) students recommend these titles for your professional leadership development reading list or personal library.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
The author presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems.

All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum
Fulghum reminds us that the lessons we learned in kindergarten still apply to life today and are the basis for how we can all make the world a better place.

The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader

The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader by John C. Maxwell
Character, passion, self-discipline, servanthood and vision are only a few characteristics Maxwell identifies in this book.

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