Background Research - Encyclopedias

The Library has a large number of subject specific online encyclopedias with up-to-date articles on your paper topic. They will lead you to exhaustive and well-researched articles that are written and signed by scholars. Jump start your research with valuable background information, a detailed overview and/or a bibliography of current research. Here are two examples of typical encyclopedia articles:

"Delinquency, III. Trends and Data."
(Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice - 2002)
"Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA)."
(Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics - 2006)

 Research Methods E-Reference

 Encyclopedias

Scholarly Journal Articles

Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)
Indexes academic journals, magazines, and books in criminology and related fields. Includes abstracts and selected full-text. Coverage goes back to the middle of the 18th century.

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Citations

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