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CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Research Guide | Find Articles

Search tips and resource suggestions for research in criminal justice.

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Amanda Walch
Raugust Library, Reference & Instruction Office
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In This Section

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  • Databases to search for articles
  • Selected journals from the field of criminal justice


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Articles, which you can access through databases and through the library's catalog, will report on specific research done by scholars in the field. When you know your topic or research question, dig into articles for information that will support your ideas or answer your questions.

Core Databases

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These are your go-to databases for criminal justice and sociology research.

More Databases

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These databases focus on related subjects such as psychology, education, family, and law.

Selected Criminal Justice Journals

Need Help Finding Articles?

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Contact the Reference & Instruction Librarian for help...

  • Finding a Database
  • Identifying Search Terms
  • Citing Resources
  • Creating a Research Plan
  • Getting the Most out of Library Resources!