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Criminal Justice Subject Guide: Getting Started

This guide will introduce you to Criminal Justice reference resources, books, journals, web sites and more.

Criminal Justice

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Welcome to the Criminal Justice Subject Guide!

Navigate this guide by using the tabs above.

Reference Resources links you to records for print encyclopedias, as well as to online full-text versions of criminal justice dictionaries and handbooks.

Books recommends some useful subject headings (links included) for finding criminal justice books, and provides a quick search box for the HACC Catalog.

Journals features direct links to specific, reputable criminal justice journals, as well as a list of databases which are strong in the area of criminal justice. Great for finding those scholarly journal articles for criminal justice research assignments!

Web Sites focuses on internet resources strong in  criminal justice, and access to online, open access scholarly papers and portals.

Statistics introduces resources for finding statistics on many areas related to criminal justice.