National Emergency Training Center – Learning Resource Center

17 05 2009

NETC - Learning Resource CenterThere is place on the Internet where individuals can find terrific information to assist them with emergency management duties.  Though the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) is located in Emmitsburg, Maryland, most of the information is as close as your computer keyboard.  The Learning Resource Center contains a wide range of all-hazards emergency management resources.

The NETC Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides current information and resources on fire, emergency management and other All-Hazards subjects. With its collection of more than 160,000 books, reports, periodicals, and audiovisual materials, the LRC facilitates and supports student and faculty research and supplements classroom lectures and course materials. Users of this Web site may access the LRC’s Online Public Access Catalog to perform their own literature searches. In addition to searching the collections cited above, the LRC’s catalog is a unique guide to periodical literature with citations on fire, emergency response, natural disaster, and homeland security topics going back to the early 1970s. LRC staff index nearly 5,000 newly published articles each year, from scores of professional journals, magazines and newsletters across the country and internationally.

Here is the URL to take you to the Learning Resource Center:   http://www.lrc.fema.gov