Contact the Instruction librarian for:
- Help with research assignments and projects
- Information literacy sessions
- Excellent background resources
- Answer general questions about your topic
- Tutorial on how to find print and ebooks in the library's catalog, main search page, and ebook collections.
Browse print books
- Find shelves on 3rd floor with call number ranges below.
- Books within these call number ranges are organized by subject, so you can find other related books.
|Keyword||Call # range|
|criminology||HV 6001 - HV 7220.5|
|crimes and offenses||HV 6251 - HV 6773.5|
|criminal justice administration||HV 7231 - HV 9960|
Selected ebook titles
- Gibson, Bryan. Criminal Justice: A Beginner’s Guide. 2014.
- Tong, Stephen; Bryant, Robin; Horvath, Miranda. Understanding Criminal Investigation. 2009.
- Harberfeld, Maria. Community Policing: An International Perspective. 2002.
- Gregory, Jeanne; Lees, Sue. Policing Sexual Assault. 2002.
- Henry, Stuart; Milovanovic, Dragan. Constitutive Criminology at Work: Applications to Crime and Justice. 1999.
- Gottfried, Ted. Police Under Fire. 1999.
- Foreground resources
- Answer detailed questions
- Tutorial on how to find articles using the library's main search page and individual subject databases.
- How to find specific print and ejournals.
Criminal Justice Databases
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|ProQuest Dissertations and Theses||Criminal Justice, Dissertations, East Asia, Education, Global Development, Grey Literature, Health Sciences, International Studies, Technology Management||Video Tutorial|
|Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis-Nexis)||Accounting, Business, Business English, Communication, Criminal Justice, East Asia, Education, Global Development, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, International Business, International Studies, Law, Management, Marketing, News, Reference, Technology Management||Video Tutorial|
|Legal Information Reference Center*||Business, Business English, Criminal Justice, eBooks, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, International Business, Law, Management, Marketing, Reference, Technology Management||Video Tutorial|
|International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center||Criminal Justice, Global Development, International Studies, Political Science||Video Tutorial|
|ICPSR – Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research||Criminal Justice|
|Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text||Criminal Justice, Law||Video Tutorial|
|CQ Researcher||Criminal Justice, East Asia, Global Development, International Studies, Law, News, Social Issues||Video Tutorial|
|Academic Search Premier*||Audio Visual, Biology, Business, Counseling, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Design Management, East Asia, Education, ESL, Fashion, Global Development, Graphic Design, History, Human Services, Industrial Design, Interior Design, International Studies, Literature, Martial Arts, Mathematics, Medical Laboratory Science, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Issues, Sociology, World Religions||Video Tutorial|
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- Tutorial on how to find films, CDs, and other audio and visual resources in the library's catalog and online resources.
Selected Criminal Justice Videos/DVDs
- Crime & punishment in America. Quest Productions. 1996.
- And Justice for All. Public Affairs Television. 1992.
- Search and Seizure the Supreme Court and the Police Film Odyssey. 1992.
Selected Criminal Justice Websites
American Society of Criminology
An international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.
National Criminal Justice Association
The representative of state, tribal and local criminal and juvenile justice practitioners, the NCJA works to promote a balanced approach to communities' complex public safety and criminal and juvenile justice system problems.
United States Department of Justice
Tasked to Enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law, ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic, provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior, and ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
A United Nations entity established in 1967 to support countries worldwide in preventing crime and facilitating criminal justice.
The world’s largest international police organization, with 190 member countries, working to enable police around the world to work together.
Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ)
A nonprofit nonpartisan organization whose mission is to reduce society’s reliance on incarceration as a solution to social problems.
Criminal Justice Policy Foundation (CJPF)
One of the oldest drug policy reform organizations in the United States. CJPF's mission is to educate the public about the impact of drug policy on the criminal justice system.
Criminal Justice Research Center
Sponsored by Ohio State University, the CJRS serves as a catalyst for and facilitates collaborative interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research on crime, delinquency, and justice issues, including knowledge about the interrelationships among race, ethnicity, crime and justice. Includes Data Sets.
Vera Institute of Justice
Works to help build and improve justice systems that ensure fairness, promote safety, and strengthen communities.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
Homeland Security Digital Library
The U.S.A.'s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management, meant to strengthen the national security of the United States by supporting local, state, tribal, territorial and federal analysis, debate, and decision-making needs and to assist academics of all disciplines in homeland defense and security related research.
CT Uniform Crime Reports: Publications & Queriable Statistics
Publications and summary data from Crime In Connecticut -- the annual publication of the Connecticut Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, maintained by the Connecticut State Police Crime Analysis Unit.
Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic, with convenient searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
Facilitates research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data.