Key Article Databases

  Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)

  Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)

  ProQuest Sociology Journals

  Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCO)

More Article Databases

  Social Sciences Citation Index - Web of Science (Clarivate)

  National Criminal Justice Reference Service Virtual Library

  Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest)

  Gender Studies Database (EBSCO)

  ERIC (EBSCO)

  CQ Researcher (CQ Press)

  HeinOnline

  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)

  Social Science Research Network (SSRN)  Limitations on Use

Books

Library Catalog
The Library's catalog enables patrons to search & browse Falvey Memorial Library’s collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, electronic resources and more.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
Presents a combined catalog of the catalogs of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form. WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.

Encyclopedias

  Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

  SAGE Knowledge

  Gale Virtual Reference Library

  Oxford Handbooks Online (Oxford University Press)

  Blackwell Companion to Criminology

Statistics

  Social Explorer

  ICPSR (Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan)

  Data-Planet (Sage)

  Crime in the United States (Uniform Crime Report - FBI)

  Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

  Bureau of Justice Statistics

  National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

  Uniform Crime Report (Pennsylvania State Police)

  Statistical Abstract of the United States

  American FactFinder

  Data.gov

  Roper Center for Public Opinion Research (iPOLL)

  Polling the Nations