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Criminal Justice: Getting Started

Library resources for students and faculty in Criminal Justice.

Beginning Your Research

Reference sources such as subject specific encyclopedias or dictionaries can be great places to start your research.  These sources can help you identify or narrow a topic, provide reliable background information in order to gain a general overview of a topic, and often times these sources can provide you with a list of books or articles for starting your research.


Welcome to the Thomas Cooper Library subject guide for Criminology and Criminal Justice!  This guide provides an overview of Thomas Cooper Library resources and services for Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are not able to find what you are looking for as the information contained here serves as a starting point.  Depending on your topic, there most likely will be additional resources available!


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