Finding disciplinary or subject literature is available in databases and indexes. Coverage varies so one may need to search multiple databases. Some provide citations to scholarly and peer reviewed articles and abstracts (summaries of the material). Many databases provide the FINDIT feature that will link to the full text or to our catalog record for those in paper or microform formats. For those we don't own, it will link to Interlibrary Loan Services so that one can request the article from another library. Some databases also index books, reports and dissertations.
Provides about 50 full text titles most frequently accessed by criminal justice researchers. It also includes complete indexing and abstracts for another 140 relevant U.S. and international criminal justice and related journals. Coverage is from 1981 to the present.
Summaries of criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. When full-text documents are available online from NCJRS, there is a live link to the full report. Full text is sometimes available through http://puborder.ncjrs.org/Content/search.asp (some are free).
A multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 titles
Abstracts & indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. It abstracts journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1650 journals and other serials publications as well as conference papers, books, and dissertations.
Contains over 2 million citations & abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations, in the area of psychology and related fields dating back to 1840. Includes international material in 24 languages. More than 9,900 journals on psychology and related fields are indexed and over 65,000 records added annually for a total of over 1.5 million records.
An electronic archive to specific scholarly journals (230 titles). It does not provide electronic access to current issues of these journals. There is typically a gap from 1 to 5 years between the issues being published. For criminal justice search areas such as sociology, political science, and public policy & administration.
Indexes and abstracts articles from 563 English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of social sciences journals.