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Administration of Justice Research Guide

Books and Encyclopedias

Look for these call numbers in the stacks!

HV 6001-7220.5: Criminology

HV 7231-9920.5: Criminal Justice, Administration of

K 85-89: Legal Research

K 100-103: Legal Education

K 201 – 487 Jurisprudence

K 300-304 Classification of Law

K 3400-3431: Administrative Law

K 3402-3417: The Administrative Process

K5000 -5582 Criminal Law and Procedure

Keywords: criminology, crime, juvenile delinquency, prison, police, corrections, prisoners

Oxford Reference Online Premium (VIVA) Oxford’s comprehensive online tool for research in a multitude of topics.


Journal Databases

Criminal Justice (RCC) (Gale Group) Select the CJ database from the listing.

CQ Researcher (VCCS) Current and controversial topics research, insights from all sides of a topic.

Facts on File (VCCS, Full Text) Issues and Controversies.  Use the Encyclopedia, Almanac, or select the latest headline for up to date information about current events and world happenings.

Social Text Duke University Press A Journal from the Duke University Press that covers a broad range of social questions including gender, sexuality, and cultural theory.

Sociological Abstracts Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (VIVA) Search abstracts about sociology and sociological issues.

Legal Collection (VIVA) Scholarly law journals.


Newspaper Databases

Access World News (RCC, Full Text) Search newspapers and magazines from across the country and through the decades.

Newspaper Source Plus (VIVA) National and international newspapers, TV and radios news transcripts.


Internet Resources:

SCOTUS Blog: The official blog site for the Supreme Court of the United States

Harvard Law School Research Guides: Harvard Law has developed a series of research guides covering a vast array of topics concerning domestic law and law abroad.

American Law Sources Online: Provides comprehensive coverage of law in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Use ALSO to read state charters, constitutions, and other legal documents. Find links to relevant periodicals, legal forms, bar information, etc.

Guide to Law Online: Powered by the Library of Congress find reliable information both domestic and foreign law as well as links to reliable sites for further information.


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