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Print Sources: A good starting point is the reference section of the library, which will provide outlines on various topics. Several of these sources will also provide bibliographies. Some good sources to consult are the following:
Carrabine, Eamonn [et al]. Criminology: A Sociological Introduction. Routledge: London, 2009. NetLibrary
Champion, Dean J. The American Dictionary of Criminal Justice: Key Terms and Major Court Cases. 3rd ed. Scarecrow Press: Lanham, MD, 2005. R 364.03 A512c.
Crutchfield, Robert D. Crime Readings. 3rd ed. Sage Publications: Los Angeles, 2008.364.973 C929cru
Gadd, David and Tony Jefferson. Psychosocial Criminology: An Introduction. Sage Publications: Los Angeles, 2007.364.3 G123p
Green, Jack R., ed. The Encyclopedia of Police Science 3rd ed. Routledge: New York, 2007. R 363.203 E56gr
Hazelwood, Rachel R. and Ann Wolbert Burgess, eds. Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 4th ed. CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2009.R 363.25953 P895ha
Jones, Patrick and Ralph E. Williams. Crime Scene Processing and Laboratory Workbook. CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2009. R 363.25 J78c
Miller, J. Mitchell ed. 21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook. SAGE Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA, 2009.R 364 T971mi
Paulsen, Derek J. Tactical Crime Analysis: Research and Investigation. CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2010.363.25 P332t
Tibbetts, Stephen G. and Craig Hemmens. Criminological Theory: A Text/Reader. SAGE Publications: Los Angeles, 2010. 364.01 T552c
Turvey, Brent E. and Wayne Petherick. Forensic Victimology: Examining Violent Crime Victims in Investigative and Legal Contexts. Elsevier: Burlington, MA, 2009. R 345 T963f
Wonder, Anita Y. Bloodstain Pattern Evidence: Objective Approaches and Case Applications. Elsvier Academic Press: Burlington, MA, 2007 599 W972b
Wright, Richard A. and J. Mitchell Miller, eds. Encyclopedia of Criminology. Routledge: New York, 2005. R 364.03 E56wr
Lexis Nexis: This is a very good source for current events and contains a separate legal section which contains case law and other useful information.
PsychARTICLES: this is a full text database which can help examine the psychological aspects of crime. It provides access to over fifty journals.
SocINDEX with Full Text: Offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study including criminology & criminal justice.