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Recommended Resources

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
(article index)
1968-present. Contains more than 200,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline. Subject areas covered include: criminology; criminal justice; criminal law and procedure; corrections and prisons; police and policing; criminal investigation; forensic sciences and investigation; history of crime; substance abuse and addiction; probation and parole.

Henry Stewart Talks
A collection of online seminars by leading experts. This resource is useful for CRJ 410.

To use this resource, create an account using a computer on campus. DO NOT use your social media accounts, as they will not grant you full access. Please contact jennifer.leffler@unco.edu if you need to create an account from off campus.

ICPSR is the world's largest archive of computer-readable social science data. In addition to archiving collections from disciplines such as sociology, political science, history, and economics, ICPSR has seven special emphases in gerontology, substance abuse and mental health, criminal justice, child care, health and medical care, education, and demography.

LexisNexis Academic
(article index)
LexisNexis is useful for general court cases, Supreme Court decisions, and newspaper articles. Newspaper articles can help you develop an offender profile.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts (ProQuest)
(article index)
1975-present. Published by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice's National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Contains summaries of over 174,000 U.S. and international publications, including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research.

ProQuest Criminal Justice (formally known as Criminal Justice Periodical Index)
(article index) The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. The database includes abstract and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text.

SAGE Journals Online
(online journals)
Includes the following collections of SAGE full-text journals: Communications, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences,Management, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies.

Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
(article index)
Web of Science includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Science Citation Index (1999-present), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1965-present). It offers bibliographic citations and cited references from a broad range of disciplines, and is useful as a citation analysis tool.

(online books and journals)
2005-present. A full-text database for journals and books published by Springer, including over 1,250 peer-reviewed journals and more than 10,000 books online.

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