Answered By: Berkeley College Library
Last Updated: May 16, 2020     Views: 73

To find information on the USA Patriot Act of 2001, try using the following library resources: 


For introductory articles: 


For scholarly/non-scholarly articles: 


For books and ebooks: 


The USA Patriot Act is sometimes referred to by different names, so it is worthwhile to try different search terms and combinations of search terms.  For example:

  • "Patriot Act"
  • "Patriot Act of 2001"
  • "USA Patriot Act"
  • "Homeland Security"
  • "Homeland Security" AND "United States"
  • surveillance AND technology AND "United States"


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1. How to find the library's databases

2. How to search the library catalog


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