Criminal justice research combines multiple disciplines to understand both the nature of crime and how to respond to the violence and injustice of criminal activity. Topics may range from:
criminal justice institutions
criminal law and procedure
computer applications in criminal justice
race and crime
This guide contains resources designed to aid you in your research in criminal justice and related topics. Open the various tabs across the top for different aspects of Criminal Justice research. Use the contact information on the right hand side of this page to contact us here at the library for further assistance.
Before You Start
State your topic in one sentence. Helps identify keywords/phrases.
How many pages you need to write. Helps pinpoint how much information you need.
How many and what kind of sources you need. Helps choose databases (scholarly journals, books, newspapers, statistics).