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University of Newcastle Library Guides

Criminology-old: Research support

A Library Guide to Criminology resources for students and staff of the University of Newcastle

Researcher tools

Key Criminology Journals


Journal Impact Factor (JIF) 2018

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2018




 Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology

(Ranked 41/65 for Criminology)

(Quartile 1 for Law and Quartile 2 for Forensics)

 Current Issues in Criminal Justice

Not indexed

Not indexed

Theoretical Criminology



 British Journal of Criminology

(Ranked 11/65 for Criminology)

(Quartile 1 for both Law and Forensics)

 Criminology (US)

 (Ranked 4/65 for Criminology)

(Quartile 1 for both Law and Forensics)

 Crime and Media 



 Policing and Society

(Ranked 31/65 for Criminology)

(Quartile 1 for both Law and Sociology)

 Crime, Media, Culture

(Ranked 25/65 for Criminology)

(Quartile 1 for both Law and Communication)

 New Media and Society 


(Ranked 2/88 for Communication)

(Quartile 1 for Communication)




 International Review of Victimology

Not indexed

(Quartile 1 for Law and Quartile 2 for Sociology)

UON Research Guides

Literature Reviews

This guide is an introduction to the Literature Review process - including its purpose and strategies, guidelines and resources to help you get started

Systematic Reviews

A guide to systematic review searching for University of Newcastle researchers

Annotated Bibliography Guide

This guide is designed to help students create an annotated bibliography

Alerting Services

This Guide covers Saved Search Alerts, Journal Alerts, RSS Feeds and Citation Alerts and RSS Feeds for selected databases available to UON researchers

Research Publications Collection

Guidance on reporting research outputs for UON researchers and academic staff

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