Databases contain lots of different types of articles those from magazines, newspapers, and peer-reviewed journals. Below are some that are particularly relevant to Crime and Justice Studies. A complete list of databases is on the library website.
The database offers abstracts, citations, and full-text articles from scholarly and trade journals pertaining to communication, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, speech-language pathology, media studies, and related fields.
This database includes abstracts, citations, and full-text articles from scholarly and trade journals, dissertations, and more related to law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
This database, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, includes citations, abstracts, and full-text of scholarly journal articles, reports, and more related to all facets of education.
Google Scholar can be a helpful supplement to the library's suite of databases. In particular, Google Scholar is helpful for performing forward citation searches. When using Google Scholar be sure to evaluate your source carefully. Link Google Scholar to UMD Libraries to determine if the library owns the item.
This “free” web-based database offers access to many full-text publications and statistics as well as citations and abstracts to additional journal articles and reports. Remember to check the library's holdings if NCJRS only provides a citation and abstract. Use the library's Interlibrary Loan service to obtain articles and reports not owned by the library.
This database includes citations, abstracts, and full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and more. It offers broad coverage of the political science literature, including subjects such as comparative politics, law and legislation, humanitarian issues, international relations, political theory, and non-governmental organizations.
This database includes citations, abstracts, and full-text articles from scholarly and trade journals, magazines, newspapers, and more. This multidisciplinary database contains the content of the most used ProQuest databases with several subjects areas covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences, and more.
This database includes citations, abstracts, and full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and more. Offers coverage of all subdisciplines of sociology, including anthropology, criminal justice, political science, social work, and social psychology.
This database includes citations, abstracts, and some full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, including latest scholarship in feminist research. Topics include sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business, and education.