Q. What are the best databases for doing research on criminal justice?
Which databases are best for doing research on criminal justice may depend on the specific topic or subject area you are studying. The following databases are some of our best resources for finding this information and would be a good place to start your research:
ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index™ is a comprehensive database of U.S.and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. The database includes abstract and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text.
Access to the content of over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 1999 to date, published by SAGE with coverage in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.
A full-text collection of over 350 journals in the social sciences, including psychology, business,management and education. Elsevier's ScienceDirect delivers trusted, peer-reviewed information not available elsewhere.
NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 100,000 articles from 59 journals - 48 published by the APA and 11 from allied organizations. Coverage spans 1894 to present.