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CRIMINAL JUSTICE
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KEY RESOURCES AT A GLANCE

Journal articles
Use these online databases  to locate journal articles on your topic. These databases are best searched using keywords. Many articles in the databases are full-text. Use your Owl Link  name and password to access the online databases when off-campus.
    Academic OneFile
    Criminal Justice Periodicals
    LegalTrac
    Westlaw Paralegal
Web Sites
FSU School of Criminology Criminal Justice Links
John Jay College Guide to Criminal Justice Internet Sites 
Legal Information Institute
Maryland's Peoples Law Library
National Criminal Justice Reference Service 

REFERENCE AND SUPPORTING INFORMATION

Definitions of Terms
   
Print
       
Black’s Law Dictionary Ready Reference KF 156 .B53 2004
    On-line
       
Criminal Justice in America Glossary
        Glossary of Legal Terms

Background Information
Consult encyclopedias to get an overview of a topic.
    Print
       
Criminal Justice Reference KF 9214.5 .C75 2006
        Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice Reference HV 6017 .E52 2002
        Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement Reference HV 1921 .E53 2005
        Prisons and Prison Systems: a Global Encyclopedia Reference HV 8655 .R67 2006

STATISTICS
Bureau of Justice Statistics
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics 

Books and Videos
Search by keywords, subject, title or author in the Online Catalog.
Tip: Browse the shelves in the area HV 7231-HV 9960 to look at many of the Library’s holdings that are available.
Tip: To do a subject search, use the Library of Congress subject headings
    criminal justice administration of or criminal justice administration of united states or criminal statistics united states.

Associations and Organizations
National Criminal Justice Association 

Writing and Citing
APA Style (Owl at Purdue)
MLA Style (Owl at Purdue)
Quick Research Library Tutorial-Your step by step directions to writing a research paper

Help with course assignments
Come to the Reference desk on the first floor of Prince George’s Community College Library or phone 301-322-0476.

SPECIAL TOPIC-JUVENILE JUSTICE
Web Sites
ABA Juvenile Justice Center 
Juvenile Justice Clearing House 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Books and Videos
    
Browse the shelves in the area HV 9104 to look at many of the Library’s holdings that are available.
   
To do a subject search for books and videos, use the Library of Congress subject headings juvenile justice administration of or juvenile justice administration of united states     
Association

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

 

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