Sources for Journal Articles

  Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)

  Scopus (Elsevier)

  Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)

  Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest)


The library has hundreds of subject-specific indexes such as Criminal Justice Abstracts. Use the library's Subject Guides to discover additional indexes or ask for advise.

Detailed instruction on how to access and search individual journals are available through the Searching Journals in Criminology guide.

Encyclopedias & Handbooks

SAGE Knowledge
SAGE Knowledge includes a library of criminology encyclopedias and handbooks. Check the "Available to me" button under Availability and the "Criminology and Criminal Justice" button under Subject to improve your search results.

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

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Crime Statistics

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Federal crime statistics on a wide variety of subjects from crime and victims, to criminal offenders and courts and sentencing. Data sets for analysis available online.

Crime in the United States (Uniform Crime Report - FBI)
Crime in the United States (CIUS) is an annual publication in which the FBI compiles volume and rate of crime offenses for the nation, the states, and individual agencies. This report also includes arrest, clearance, and law enforcement employee data.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Presents a broad spectrum of criminal justice statistics from over one hundred sources.

APA Style

The library's Guide to APA Style.