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Databases for Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
    Contains more than 200,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
  • Academic Search Elite
    Not as deep as some more discipline-specific databases, Academic Search Elite offers a range of journal titles in nearly every academic discipline for more general journal research. Use it as a good starting place for more in-depth research, or a one-stop for more general topic research.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    From Cambridge University Press, this is a standard source for the quantitative facts of American history, covering the Colonial times to the present.
    One of the preeminent databases for research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, JSTOR is a digital library of journals, books and primary sources. A higher-level database than some, JSTOR should be consulted after preliminary research has been completed. The journal browse or subejct browse functions can be especially useful at this point.
  • PsycINFO
    Available through EBSCOhost, PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of international journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports, in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, counseling, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. Produced by the American Psychological Association.

Web Resources for Criminal Justice

  • CyberCrime
    Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Contains information and links about computer crimes, including federal policy, cases, laws, reports, manuals, news and more.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin
  • FBI Uniform Crime Reports
    National crime statistics for 1995- 2003. Available reports include "Crime in the United States," "Hate Crime Statistics" and "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted."
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service
    Information from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) includes a searchable abstract database,reports on crime, juvenile justice, corrections, the courts, crime prevention, law enforcement, drugs, victims, etc.
  • New York State Criminal Justice Indicators
    Statistics and other information on crime, adult arrests, felony prosecutions, convictions, and sentences in New York State through 1999. Data is also available by NYS region and county.
  • Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
    Presents comprehensive U.S. statistics about crime, law enforcement, capital punishment, gun control, arrests, jail populations, victims, etc., and public attitudes toward these topics.
  • The Sentencing Project
    Online publications, reports and fact sheets about alternative sentencing.

Books/Print Resources

Encyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime - Lawrence M. Salinger
Call Number: HV6768 .E63 2005 (vol. 1/vol. 2)
ISBN: 0761930043


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