Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety, and Biodefense Law

The Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety and Biodefense Law (JBBBL) offers both a legal and scientific perspective on current issues concerning bioterrorism, public health and safety, and national security. Edited by an international board of leading scholars from all the continents, our journal is aware that bioterrorism related issues are global problems. Our goal is to develop a unique international community of legal scholars, scientists and policy experts who will address current issues in these fields.

Texas Tech University Law School users can access this electronic journal on-campus and off-campus by using their e-raider username and password to login. Users can find this e-journal in Law Library Electronic Resources List.

  1. Users can find the latest issue and previous issues of this journal.
  1. Then users can select an issue. The unlock icon means a user has access to this issue.
  1. Users can either view an article online by click the article’s title, or download PDF and save it in a local drive. The unlock icon means a user has access to this article.
  1. Users can also search keywords within an issue or in the whole journal.

If you have access issue to this journal, please email dajiang.nie@ttu.edu.

FBI Records: The Vault : Search Functions

This is the second in a four part series featuring the FBI’s Records Vault. Each part will Highlight a different feature of the site.

The Vault contains a couple of different easy to use search functions including search by topic and a keyword search.

You can browse or search for specific topics or persons by using the alphabetical listing, the search tool in the upper right of the site, or by checking the different category lists that can be found in the menu on the right side of the Home page.

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In the search results, click on the folder to see all of the files for that particular topic.

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In some cases you can search for key words within a specific document by typing in terms in the search box in the upper right hand of the file after it has been opened and loaded.

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The Vault can be reached through the FBI website under the Services Tab.

Global Women’s Leadership Project: Global Women Leaders Video Series.

This is the fourth in a four part series highlighting Penn Law’s Global Women’s Leadership Project Database.

The Global Women Leaders video series is a series that presents conversations with women who, as experts in law and policy, are dealing with the critical, cutting-edge issues of our time. These situations — armed conflict, forced migration, sustainable development, climate change, and the human rights of children and the disabled — are where the voices of women are most in jeopardy of being silenced.

The video series can be accessed from the database home page.

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The page has a compilation of all of the videos currently in the series. you can choose one from the list or play them as a playlist on YouTube.

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The database can be accessed here.

FBI Records: The Vault: What Is It?

This is the first in a four-part series featuring the FBI records Vault. Each part will highlight a different feature of the site.

The Vault is the FBI’s new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Library, containing 6,700 documents and other media that have been scanned from paper into digital copies so you can read them in the comfort of your home or office.

Below is a view of the Homepage.

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The Vault includes new FBI files that have been released to the public but never added to their website; dozens of records previously posted on the site but removed as requests diminished; files from their previous FOIA Library, and new, previously unreleased files.

The Vault includes several new tools and resources for your convenience, such as topic search, index, and Updates Requests. All easily accessible through the menu on the right side of the page.

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Global Women’s Leadership Project: SDG Fund Report

This is the third in a four part series highlighting Penn Law’s Global Women’s Leadership Project Database.  Each segment of this series will introduce a different aspect of this database.

The SDG Fund Report highlights Penn Law’s work with the SDG fund on implementing the United Nations agreed to agenda that integrates peace and sustainable development. this can be accessed through the options on the left side of the home page.

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The report will produced by the SDG Fund and its partners and will analyze how the private sector is affected by SDG 16 and how they can contribute.

The page includes links to different useful sites throughout the text such as the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

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The page also states the projects methodology and potential findings at the end.

The database can be accessed here.