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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2018     Views: 74

 The Criminal Justice Research Guide is the best place to start.  It is a comprehensive source for all things related to crime or criminal justice. 

  The guide contains tabs for recommended databases, articles and journals, administration and law as well as statistical sources.

  • The Books & Reference tab has information for locating books as well as reference sources. 
    • Criminology books are located in the 364 call number range on the 2nd floor.
  • The Articles & Journals tab links to specific online journals, trade publications, and databases.
    • Criminal Justice Abstracts (CJA) is the best subject-specific database.
    • Current criminal justice periodicals are located on the 1st floor in the periodicals area.  
      • We don't carry many current PRINT titles.
  • The Administration and Law tab has a link to
    • rates the effectiveness of programs and practices; what works, what doesn't.

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