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  • Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Covering major journals in criminology.  More Information

  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Funded by the UGA Law Library
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    Indexes legal periodicals and books, 1982 to present.  More Information

  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books and Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective Funded by the UGA Law Library
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    Indexes legal periodicals and other publications from the early 20th century to the present.  More Information

  • LexisNexis Academic  Funded by GALILEO
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    Full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference information.  More Information

  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Covers the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice from 1970 to the present.  More Information

  • SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index and abstracts to articles in sociology.  More Information

  • Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index and abstracts to articles in sociology.  More Information

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  • 21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook (2009) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Provides definitive overviews of 100 key topics covering traditional criminology and its modern developments.  More Information

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway 
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    Print and electronic publications, websites, databases and more covering topics related to child safety, welfare and adoption.  More Information

  • Data Citation Index (Web of Knowledge) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Access to research data  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    A comprehensive introductory tool covering the fields of law enforcement, justice, and corrections.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory (2010) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    A reference source surveying contemporary criminological theory.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice (2002) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Basic information on a range of topics related to juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement (2005) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Cover state and local, national, and international law enforcement.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Murder and Violent Crime (2003) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Over 200 entries explore murder, violent crime, profiling, deterrence, investigation, punishment and more.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities (2005) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Detailed and authoritative descriptions of the major prisons in the United States.   More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Race and Crime (2009) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Examines race and ethnicity and their impact on crime and the administration of justice.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Social Problems (2008) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    A multidisciplinary view of social problems in areas ranging from health to family to poverty and social class. It also discusses social theories and their applications to these problems.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Social Work, 20th ed. (Oxford University Press) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Includes 400 subject entries and 200 brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention (2010) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Examines crime within the context of its victims and its possible prevention.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime (2005) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Covers corporate, organizational, governmental, financial, and political crimes.  More Information

  • HeinOnline Funded by the UGA Law Library
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    Law journals, Supreme Court opinions, and more.  More Information

  • Policy File Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Full text and citations of works covering all public policy issues.  More Information

  • Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    On research in social work, human services, and related areas.  More Information

  • Social Work Abstracts (EBSCO) Funded by GALILEO
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    On issues related to social work theory and practice.  More Information

  • Urban Studies Abstracts (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    The most comprehensive source for published research in urban studies.  More Information

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  • Academic Search Complete Funded by GALILEO
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    Articles from some peer-reviewed journals as well as monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and other sources.  More Information

  • Humanities International Complete (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to articles from diverse humanities subject areas.  More Information

  • The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources, 1620-1926 Funded by the UGA Law Library
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    This archive offers online access to state and municipal codes, documents relating to constitutional conventions, and other primary resources in American legal history.  More Information

  • Sociological Collection  Funded by GALILEO
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    Full text articles on all areas of sociology.  More Information

  • Web of Science (Web of Knowledge) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Provides access to the combined citation indexes.   More Information