Databases for Criminal Justice

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Criminal Justice Databases
Database Description Coverage More Info
Criminal Justice Database (Proquest)

Criminal Justice Database provides indexing and abstracts for over 450 U.S. and international journals and full text for nearly 150 journals.

1981-present more info

WestlawNext offers access to statutes, cases and regulations of all fifty states as well as all federal jurisdictions.

1790-present more info
Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present more info
Academic OneFile

Contains more than 11,000 academic jounals, the majority in full text and peer-reviewed, and podcasts and transcripts from major news sources.

1980-present more info

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Criminal Justice Databases
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Bureau of Justice Statistics

Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes,  and publishes nformation on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

Varies more info
Congressional Publications (ProQuest)

Provides indexing of many Congressional publications from 1789 to the present, including Hearings, Committee Prints, Research Reports, Legislative Histories, and much more.

1789-present more info

JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of academic journals (over 1,000) in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

Coverage is the beginning of the journal until two to five years ago. more info

The NCJRS Abstracts Database indexes over 205,000 journal articles, books, research reports, hearings, and audio-visual materials on criminology and criminal justice.

1970-present more info
North Carolina General Assembly

Provides access to NC Statutes and Session Laws; Legislation/Bills; Committee Assignments; audio broadcasts of House and Senate sessions; Legislative Calendar; and Citizen Guide.

1985-present more info
North Carolina State Government Publications Collection

Publications produced by North Carolina state government; includes PDFs, podcasts, and Spanish language material on topics such as health care, agriculture, transportation, and education.

1800's-present more info
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

The Roper Center archives datasets from thousands of surveys with national adult, state, foreign, and special subpopulation samples.

1935-present more info
Sage Knowledge

Sage Knowledge provides full text access to more than 150 social science encyclopedias and over 100 handbooks.

1994-present more info
Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present more info
Web of Science (ISI)

Provides indexing for over 12,000 academic journals, proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions, from three databases:

1898-present more info

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Criminal Justice Databases
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LexisNexis Academic

News, business information, medical and health topics, and law-related resources

1990s-present more info
PAIS International

Provides citations, with some abstracts, to more than 3,000 sources including articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, and book chapters about public affairs.

1972-present more info
Political Science Complete

This database contains full text articles from over 500 scholarly journals and and indexing and abstracts from 2,900 journal titles.

1989-present more info
ProQuest Central

Multidisplinary database with access to nearly 20,000 journals, magazines, and newspapers.

1905-present more info

PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association, contains over 3 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations.

1887-present more info

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