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Sociology & Criminology Databases

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
This comprehensive database includes bibliographic records and full text of the essential journals related to criminal justice and criminology from 500+ journals.

JSTOR is a multidisciplinary archive of scholarly works. It is a good database for researchers of art history, history, literature, and religious studies.

Nexis Uni (LexisNexis University Product)
Nexis Uni is a source of information on U.S. and international companies and executives. Includes print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs; local, regional, national, and international newspapers; legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
This is the premiere database for full-text access to dissertations and theses for humanities, social sciences, education, religion, and business.

Sage Journals Premier
Sage Journals provides citations and abstracts for articles across a variety of disciplines; many have full text.

SocINDEX with Full Text
This database provides full-text access to hundreds of journals, books, and conference papers. Also covers journals in criminology and criminal justice, religion, and social work.

Violence & Abuse Abstracts
This database includes citations and abstracts from sources related to violence including family violence, sexual assault, and emotional abuse.

Sociology & Criminology Reference e‑Books

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook
21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook Provides straightforward and definitive overviews of numerous key topics comprising traditional criminology and its modern outgrowths.

Encyclopedia of Crime Scene Investigation
Encyclopedia of Crime Scene Investigation provides entries that cover all aspects of crime scene investigations, including ballistics, counterfeiting, forensic medicine, firearms, hijacking, identification, poisons, scandals, sex crimes, smuggling, tool marks, and trace evidence.

Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
The Encyclopedia of Gender and Society covers the major theories, research, people, and issues in contemporary gender studies. This comprehensive, two-volume encyclopedia is distinguished by a cross-national/cross-cultural perspective that provides comparative analyses of the life experiences of men and women around the world.

Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
Encyclopedia of Race and Crime covers issues in both historical and contemporary contexts, with information on race and ethnicity and their impact on crime and the administration of justice. Explores the similar historical experiences of varied racial and ethnic groups and illustrates how race and ethnicity have mattered and continue to matter in the administration of American criminal justice.

Oxford Handbooks Online
A collection of Business & Management, Criminology, Music, Religion, and Sociology eBooks as well as open-access eBooks from other disciplines.

Sociology & Criminology Websites

Electronic Journal of Sociology
The Electronic Journal of Sociology is available for free and in full-text online. It includes both scholarly, peer-reviewed research and editorials.

Social Psychology Network
The official website of the Social Psychology Network provides information about educational programs, research, websites, conferences and more relating to social psychology. A searchable directory of professional profiles and a database of resources (websites, e-journals, books, and more) are also provided.