- Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text This link opens in a new windowMore than 320 full-text magazines and journals, 540,000 records, and coverage of more than 600 journals from around the world. Subjects include criminology, criminal justice, corrections and prisons, criminal investigations, forensic sciences and investigation, substance abuse and addiction, and probation and parole.
- Criminal Justice Collection This link opens in a new windowBrings together information on every major topic in criminal justice from more than 250 journals.
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts This link opens in a new windowA federally funded, open access resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Includes summaries of more than 174,000 publications on criminal justice, including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Topics include corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice and victims of crime.
- PsycINFO This link opens in a new windowThe world's largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Includes nearly 4 million bibliographic records from more than 50 countries and indexing of more than 2,500 journals, 99% of which are peer-reviewed. Coverage dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries, with extensive coverage from the 1800s to the present. Produced by the American Psychological Association (APA) and updated weekly.
- Social Work Abstracts This link opens in a new windowExtensive coverage of more than 500 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Subjects include therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health, and civil and legal rights. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
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- Nexis Uni (formerly: LexisNexis Academic) This link opens in a new windowNexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
- Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 This link opens in a new windowMore than 120 document projects and archives with 5,100 documents and more than 170,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by 2,700 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools relating to the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000.
- Opposing Viewpoints In Context This link opens in a new windowCovers today's hottest social issues, offering differing views to help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. Includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more.
How do I obtain an article if I have the citation?
Google Scholar This link opens in a new window
You can enter the title of a journal article into GoogleScholar to find out if it is available in Maxwell Library, and get a direct link to it.
Web resources courtesy of your government.
- Congress.govFull-text legislative history information for the 101st-116th Congresses is available. Summary information is available for the 93rd-100th Congresses. The database is searchable by bill number, keyword, sponsor or date and also includes Public Laws, budget and appropriations information, the US Code, and the Congressional Record.
- GovInfoFrom the United States Government Publishing Office
- Legislative ExplorerAnimation allows users to see patterns in legislative actions. Search by topic and by dates.
- US Government Accountability OfficeIncludes government reports, and appropriations information.