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September 11 Subject Guide LRC@TCC

Scope: A survey of available resources- remembering a single day in 2001.

Call number areas to browse: HV6432

Keywords to search: World Trade Center, terrorism, September 11, Al Qaida

Subjects to search (Library of Congress): September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Terrorism-- United States; World Trade Center. Individuals (e.g. Bin Laden, Osama; etc.) Place names (e.g. New York-N.Y.; Afghanistan, etc.)

Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
The Cell: Inside the 9/11 Plot and Why the CIA and FBI Failed to Stop It
(HV6432.M54 2002)
Last Man Down: A Firefighter's Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center (HV6432.P5 2002)
One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001 (E741.O64 2001)
In Search of bin Laden (HV6430.I5 2001)

Library Resources (r):
Humanities International Complete
Academic Search Complete
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) to locate in-depth analyses from international sources.
LexisNexis Academic Access local and national newspapers, television and radio transcripts, and journals.
U.S. History in Context

note Also try our Controversial Topics and Arab Israeli Conflict guides

Internet Resources:

911 Commission Report (585 pages) from the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the 9-11 Commission).

America Responds (PBS) Coverage of events, as well as resources for teachers, parents, and children.

Legislation Related to the Attack of September 11, 2001 What Congress has done, and continues to do. Divided into four categories: bills & joint resolutions signed into law, other resolutions approved, legislation with floor action, and legislation without floor action.

Project Rebirth Chronicling the rebirth of Ground Zero in New York City.

Resources for Dealing with Tragedy (ALA) Books, web sites, and more from the American Library Association.

September 11 and Beyond ( From Librarians' Index to the Internet. Broad topics include The Attacks, Rebuilding and Remembering, and War & Peace. An electronic archive/directory created collaboratively with the Library of Congress, Internet Archive, and web

The September 11 Digital Archive Stories and almost 1000 images.

Related Interest:
American Red Cross
Official New York City Website (
The September 11th Fund (United Way of NY)

Quotable: "Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve." --George W. Bush