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Criminology Subject Guide LRC@TCC

Scope: Information resources on criminology, criminal justice, and corrections.

Call number areas to browse:
HV6001-7220.5 Criminology
HV7231-9920.5 Criminal Justice, Administration of

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

Subjects to search (Library of Congress):
Community policing, Corrections, Criminology, Criminal justice, DNA fingerprinting, Juvenile delinquency, Law enforcement, Police

Books in our catalog:
Gale Virtual Reference Library (r)
Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior (REF HV6017.E53 2001)
Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement (REF HV7921.E53 2005)
Encyclopedia of Prisons & Correctional Facilities (REF HV9471.E693 2005)
Crime Dictionary (REF HV6025.D43)
Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice (REF HV6017.E52 2002)

Library Resources (r): 
Legal Collection
Criminal Justice Collection
OmniFile Full Text Select
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

note Also try our Juvenile Justice and Law guides

Internet Resources: 
Corrections Connection Online network for corrections and criminal justice professionals and others looking for information in this field. Links to official Federal, State, County, Community, and International corrections pages.

National Crime Prevention Council index to hundreds of crime topics offering full text articles and publications.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Search more than 160,000 full text publications, reports, articles, covering juvenile justice, hate crimes, elderly victims, rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, etc.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics (US Dept. of Justice) presents 654 data tables from more than 100 sources. Includes characteristics of the criminal justice system, public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice topics, nature and distribution of known offenses, characteristics and distribution of persons arrested, judicial processing of defendants and persons under correctional supervision.

Criminal Justice Reference criminal justice terms and definitions with links to information on famous court cases, criminal justice statistics and government criminal justice system web sites.