CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Reference

On the shelf

Encyclopedia of Sociology (Ref HM425 E5) 5 vol.
Encyclopedia of Conflict Resolution (HM136 B783)
Violence in America: An Encyclopedia (Ref HN90 .V5) 3 vol.
Encyclopedia of Crime & Justice (Ref HV6017 .E52) 4 vol.
Encyclopedia of Criminology (Ref HV6017 E5295) 3 vol.

Statistics
Crime in the United States (HV6787 A3) annual
Statistical Abstract of the United States (Ref HA202) annual

Online

Credo Reference
Search online versions of 100 specialized encyclopedias, including information on government and politics. A great place to get background information.

 

Article Databases

Search All Library Resources
Search across (almost) all of the content that the library owns, from books in the library to article databases, online encyclopedias, and streaming video.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCJRS is a federally funded database with articles and other information on crime, justice, and drug use, affiliated with the Department of Justice. Includes some full text.

Lexis Nexis Academic Universe
Find information about court casse, in addition to news and company info. Full-text access.

 

Books

Most books in criminal justice have call numbers beginning with HV.

Library Catalog Books at Howard Colman Library

WorldCat Locate books available elsewhere and request via interlibrary loan

 

Internet Resources

FindLaw
Search case law and U.S. Code

Bureau of Justice Statistics