DIRL Version 4.4 Released

Version 4.4 is another semi-annual update of the Disaster Information Reference Library (DIRL). It has been published as of May 09, 2022, as a minor update. Another minor update will follow during this summer. The library now contains 4,099 references of predominantly English-language, peer-reviewed work in the study domains of disaster information and information technologies and their uses in the context of disasters. This represents an increase over the previous version of 166 references, or 4,2%.

The DIRL is intended to become an indispensable tool for Disaster Information and Technology-interested scholars. In particular, reviewers of paper submissions may want to rely on this reference library.

Packaged in a zip file, bibTeX, RIS as well as an Endnote package (enlp) versions are available for downloading. Mendeley or Zotero versions can easily be created by importing from RIS or bibTeX files. Please get back to us in case of any errors or omissions. Thank you for your interest and cooperation.

Please also note: The DIRL is provided on basis of self-service. Do not request any support.

DIRL Version 2.5 Released

Version 2.5 is the next semi-annual update of this reference library. It has been published as of May 5, 2020. We are in the process of changing the semi-annual updates to a March 15—October 15 schedule come October 2020. The library now contains 3,009 references of predominantly English-language, peer-reviewed work in the study domains of disaster information and information technologies and their uses in the context of disasters. This represents an increase over the previous version of 128 references, or 4.4%).

The DIRL is intended to become an indispensable tool for Disaster Information and Technology-interested scholars. In particular, reviewers of paper submissions may want to rely on this reference library. The revision history can be accessed here.

Packaged in a zip file, bibTeX, RIS as well as an Endnote package (enlp) versions are available. Mendeley or Zotero versions can easily be created by importing from RIS or bibTeX files. Please get back to us in case of any errors or omissions. Thank you for your interest and cooperation. [Go to Download Site]

Please also note: The DIRL is provided on basis of self-service. Do not request any support.