Criminal Justice Subject Guide

Databases  Reference   Books  Journals  Videos  Web 

This guide will point you to many of the library's resources in criminal justice and will link you to additional resources. If you need help with your research, ask a librarian. 

Databases

Search library databases for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, case stuidies, editiorials, reports, reviews, and other documents. The following databases are recommended for research in criminal justice 

To select the database(s) most suited to your needs, click on DatabaseInfoIcon for more information about each database. 
 

Most Frequently Used Databases in Criminal Justice: 

Additional databases are available. Visit Databases for Criminal Justice. 

Or select other databases from all database options. 

Books and Ebooks

Library Catalogs

Are you looking for an article you can't find from the links above?

Help Using the Databases

Additional database guides and tutorials are available. 

Reference

Select from the follwing reference works to find references on law, security, the Supreme Court, and more: 

Criminal Justice Reference available through the ODU Library (online and in print)

Where to Browse in the Library

Print materials can be found in ODU Library's Reference Stacks and in the Main Stacks in the following ranges of the Dewey Decimal System

  • 303.625 (terrorism)
  • 342.73 (Constitution, civil rights)
  • 344 (law)
  • 345-349 (Criminal Justice)
  • 353 (American federal government)

Additional Criminal Justice Reference Online

Are you looking for an item you can't find through the links above?

Journals

Leading Journals in Criminal Justice availble through ODU Library:

Videos

Web Sites

Visit the following sites for authoratative information on criminology, street crime, justice, and more:

Associations and Organizations

Criminal Justice Information Gateways

Dictionaries

Government Sites- Federal and State

Statistics


 Past last updated: 29 March 2014 | ODU Library Reference Services