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Searching in databases is a great way to ensure you're getting the best possible search results. Try these Criminology databases to find resources that are most relevant to your discipline.
BenchTV produce high quality, video content for legal educational purposes covering topics such as advocacy, alternative dispute resolution, family law, torts/negligence, environmental and criminal law.
EBSCO Megafile Ultimate
Full-text journal databases and indexes covering social sciences, business, health, education, sciences and humanities
Informit database collection
Provides access to over 90 Australian databases across a wide range of subjects.
Law Journal Library
Contains more than 2,600 law and law-related periodicals, covering criminal justice, political science, technology, human rights, and more.
Oxford Bibliographies Criminology
A much-needed online guide to the essential literature across virtually all areas of criminology.
Practical Guidance Module Criminal (Lexis Advance)
Legal updates, guidance notes, primary law, precedents, forms, checklists and excerpts from LexisNexis criminal law commentary.
Over 15 journal databases covering all areas of social sciences and sciences including criminology.
Behavioral sciences and mental health. Includes related disciplines such as medicine, law, social work, neuroscience, business, nursing, forensics and engineering.
U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection
Includes the official reports and opinions of the U.S. Attorney General, as well as guides, handbooks, hearings, and other materials related to the study of criminal justice in the United States.
More databases on Criminology (some of the databases on the list above can go to this list when available)
Full list of journal databases
Evaluate the resources you find online carefully, as not all are suitable quality for use in your studies. These Criminology web resources are recommended by your University of Newcastle Library.
ABS Crime and Justice Data
ABS Crime and Justice data provides statistics on prisoners, victims, offenders, services, crimes, and other matters.
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC)
Australia's national criminal intelligence agency that works with the law enforcement partners to improve the national ability to respond to crime impacting Australia.
Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) publications
AIC publications can be browsed by title or searched by keywords.
NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
NSW crime statistics data, research publication and other related information
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP)
ODPP website providing guidelines, media releases, fact sheets and other publications.
US National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
NCJRS Virtual Library contains bibliographic information and abstracts of more than 230,000 collection resources and over 80,000 online materials.
It can be valuable to build your career prospects and networks by connecting with professional associations. You might like to engage with these Criminology groups as a student, or even throughout your career.
Dictionaries & Encyclopaedias
Useful resources for understanding your topic and finding the right keywords to use in your searching.