Research topic: Emergency Medical Services

This resource page allows you to browse our collection materials drawn from federal, state and local governments as well as non-governmental organizations, and professional and scholarly publications. Many of these resources are available online but not all. Fire and emergency services: if you need assistance getting access to a copy of any of these materials, please contact the library at 301-447-1046.

Reference texts

Finding peer-reviewed articles

To identify scholarly articles on a topic of your choice, enter a keyword search of your own on our catalog's advanced search page and select the box for Scholarly articles under the “Limit by collection” heading.

Please note that Offprints, those articles we purchased individually, are labeled as books but are in fact journal articles.

Training and education

Chiefs and fire officers/Company officers

Managers, supervisors and leadership

Life support, protocols and response

EMS and violence/Scene safety

Fire and EMS consolidation/Fire-based EMS

Ambulance service

Other EMS topics