Criminal Justice and Security Databases

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Tabatha Farney
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Criminal Justice and Security Databases

ProQuest Criminal Justice ProQuest 1981-
A comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. Great for searching in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law and industrial security.

NCJRS Abstracts Database National Criminal Justice Reference Service years vary
A free database containing summaries of the more than 195,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection.

Sociological Abstracts ProQuest 1952-
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. An excellent resource for any sociology related topic.

Sage Online Journals Sage  years vary
A full-text, multidisciplinary database covering more than 520 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.

ICPSR Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research years vary
ICPSR maintains a digital, data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, demographics and other social related fields.

Homeland Security Digital Library U.S. Dept of Homeland Security years vary
Provides quick access to literature on homeland security including important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies.

ISN: International Relations & Security Network  years vary
An international perspective database containing grey literature of all types, daily briefings, a monthly summary, primary source material, books, and many journals.

Laws and Court Cases

LegalTrac Gale 1980-
Use this database to find articles in all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals, and legal newspapers on Federal and State Cases, Laws and Government Regulations, Legal Practice, and legal subjects such as Taxation and International Law. British Commonwealth and European Union cases and law are also included. View the Journal List.

LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis  years vary
Provides access to a broad range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost 1982-
This general database includes articles that cover a wide range of topics in education, general science, humanities, and the social sciences. Formerly known as WilsonWeb, OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition contains the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.

Thomas Library of Congress 1990-
(Note: The Library of Congress is in the process of replacing Thomas with Congress.gov.)
Provided by the Library of Congress, Thomas searches current legislation from 1990 to present. Search for bills, resolutions, Congressional Records and more.

Congress.gov Library of Congress 2001-
(Note: Congress.gov is currently still in beta mode. It will replace Thomas as the source for U.S. legislative information.)
Provided by the Library of Congress, Congress.gov searches current legislation from 2001 to present. Search for bills, resolutions, Congressional Records and more.

Streaming Video Collections

Films on Demand Films Media Group  years vary
Contains thousands of streaming documentaries in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. For criminal justice, it contains films in the areas of criminal investigation, criminal justice system and sociology.

VAST: Academic Video Online Alexander Street Press years vary
Search for thousands of streaming video titles in a wide range of disciplines in the arts/humanitites, social sciences, and sciences.

Selected General Databases

Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Social Sciences Citation Index ISI Web of Knowledge 1900-
Includes current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals covering more than 50 disciplines.