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ProQuest Criminal Justice
ProQuest Criminal Justice provides information on the research of crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, litigation and crime trends. Included are U.S. and international scholarly journals on correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material for researchers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.
Sage Journals Online includes the full-text of peer reviewed journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 24 years, encompassing over 18,000 articles. It covers such subjects as Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Penology, Policing, Forensic Psychology, and Family and Domestic Violence.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Established in 1972, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Currently there are summaries of more than 215,000 justice and substance abuse resources. Many of the articles are available full text from other UDM databases.
*Homeland Security Digital Library
**You MUST request an individual account to access this database or seek assistance from the McNichols librarians.
From the website: "We invite all homeland security officials and academics to utilize the HSDL for research, analysis, and policy and strategy development. Library access is offered to U.S. citizens who are: Federal, state, tribal, and local government officials, Members of the U.S. military, Homeland security researchers and academics, Security staff protecting organizations vital to U.S. infrastructure"
Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920
An archive contains manuscripts, books, broadsheets, and periodicals covering law, criminology, and related fiction and populcar culture items.
JStor provides full text and scholarly articles in the following disciplines: Area Studies, Arts, Business and Economics, History, Humanities, Law, Medicine and Allied Health, Science and Mathematics, and Social Sciences. Coverage begins with the first issue published, and continues, ending 3-5 years before the current year. An additional year of journals published is added annually.
PsycInfo is produced by the American Psychological Association and provides abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations. Ninety-nine percent of the 3.3 million citations and summaries dating as far back as the 1600s are peer-reviewed. Journal coverage, from 1800s to present, includes international material selected from around 2,500 periodicals in dozens of languages.
Wiley Online Library
Click Law & Criminology, click Criminology. Full text is available from at least 2001 (except for new journals) and may go back to the 1970s. Volumes available through UDM are preceded by an OPEN PADLOCK icon.
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Purdue Online Writing Center (OWL)
The Purdue OWL offers detailed instructions and examples of how to write and cite in MLA or APA format.
A free, quick and easy to use citation generator that works for APA, Chicago, and MLA styles.
Use RefWorksl keep track of the articles you find as you do your library research, and use it again as you write to format your entire paper, inserting quotations and creating a list of references at the end.
Criminology-- Current issue