Homeland Security Digital LibraryHomeland security-related U.S. documents, directives, and national strategy reports, as well as resources from universities, organizations, and local and state agencies.
Legal CollectionThis link opens in a new windowAn authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world, Legal Collection contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected scholarly law journals.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service"The the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide."
SocINDEX w/ Full TextThis link opens in a new windowThe world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. This database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers.
FBI Uniform Crime ReportingProvides official crime counts for the United States since 1930 in four annual reports - "Crime in the United States", "Hate Crime Statistics", "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted", and “National Incident-Based Reporting System”.
National Archive of Criminal Justice DataNACJD hosts several large-scale datasets, including the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), and the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN).
Pew Research Center - Criminal JusticePew Research Center conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, computational social science research and other data-driven research on a variety of topics, including criminal justice.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics"The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. These data are displayed in over 1,000 tables."
StatistaThis link opens in a new windowConsolidates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources and presented in a variety of formats including infographics, industry reports, and in-depth data analysis.
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Other Databases: Criminal Justice & Law
CQ ResearcherThis link opens in a new windowNoted for its award-winning in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy; each single-themed report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist, footnoted and professionally fact checked. Reports are published online 44 times a year by CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications.
Google ScholarThis link opens in a new windowUse this link to show PennWest full text in your Google Scholar results.
OneSearchThis link opens in a new windowOneSearch combines most of the library's resources into a single database. Rather than search databases separately, you can do just "one search." OneSearch includes articles, ebooks and books, and more.
U.S. Major DailiesThis link opens in a new windowFull-text of New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Los Angeles Times from the mid 1980's - today. (Proquest)