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Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS)

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
1940's to present
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Declassified Documents Reference Service provides searching and fulltext access to declassified U.S. government documents. Covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War and beyond, this single source enables users to locate key information underpinning studies in international relations, American studies, United States foreign and domestic policy studies, journalism and more.

IUB's Government Information, Maps and Microform Services department has received DDRS since its inception.    Contact ET2 (East Tower 2) reference staff if additional information is needed. Telephone: 812-855-6924 Email:


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Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Resource Advocate:
Malcomb, J.
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Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Government Information: International Documents
  • Government Information: U.S. Federal Documents
  • Public Administration
  • Political Science
  • American Studies
  • History
  • Global Studies
  • Military Science
  • Economics
  • European Studies
  • Criminal Justice

Library of Congress Subjects:

Government publications--United States--Bibliography Catalogs.