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Criminal Justice: Scholarly Articles

This guide identifies and describes information resources, both print and online, that may be useful to you as you conduct research on topics related to Criminal Justice.

Tips for Using Databases

  1. Select two to three keywords from your research question.
  2. Utilize Boolean Operators AND, OR, and NOT to connect your keywords.
  3. Narrow your search results using database limits, such as publication date, source type, and subject terms.
  4. Evaluate your search results. Too many? Add more specific keywords and/or database limits. Too few? Use broader or fewer keywords. You can also try searching in another database.
  5. Repeat. Research is a cycle; you will likely need to move through these steps more than once to find sources.

Databases

Journals

Journal of Crime and Justice

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Review

Justice Quarterly

Crime & Delinquency

Crime and Justice Bulletin

Crime Prevention and Community Safety

Criminal Justice and Behavior

Justice System Journal

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