NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFERENCE SERVICESearchable database, with information on corrections, courts, crime prevention, international law, juvenile justice, and law enforcement; information on drugs and crime, crime victims, and criminal justice statistics.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICENIJ provides objective and independent knowledge and tools to reduce crime and promote justice, particularly at the state and local levels.
LISTS OF KEY CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESOURCES BY TOPIC
OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHIES - CRIMINOLOGYThis link opens in a new windowAs a discipline which examines crime as a social phenomenon, criminology is a constantly changing and expanding field. Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology is a much-needed online guide to the essential literature across the various subfields of criminology.
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TOPIC OVERVIEW RESOURCES
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARYThis link opens in a new windowAccess to the full text of over 200 authoritative electronic reference books. Includes; Crime and Punishment; Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice; Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics; Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory; and Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities.
CREDO REFERENCEThis link opens in a new windowAn online collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other ready-reference books covering a range of topics. Includes: Dictionary of Policing; Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment; Dictionary of Offender Management; Dictionary of Youth Justice; and Essential Criminology.
CQ PUBLIC AFFAIRSThis link opens in a new windowA storehouse of public policy content, organized into subject areas, including advocacy and public service, culture and recreation, education, environment, science. In depth reporting on vital issues, statistical and historical analysis, historic documents and primary source materials.
POINTS OF VIEW REFERENCE CENTERThis link opens in a new windowEssays providing opposing perspectives and critical analysis on over 280 current issues. For each topic covered, there is an overview essay (objective background/description), point argument, counterpoint argument, and Critical Thinking Guide.
JSTOR DAILY"JSTOR Daily is an online publication that contextualizes current events with scholarship. Drawing on the richness of JSTOR’s digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, thousands of monographs, and other materials, JSTOR Daily stories provide background—historical, scientific, literary, political, and otherwise—for understanding today’s often-confusing world." Cited scholarly sources are linked and accessible to all users free of charge.