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Looking for a book? Looking for books, journal articles, newspaper articles and more on a particular topic?

LibrarySearch allows you to search for all of these from a simple single interface. 

To conduct a more comprehensive search, or to search for specialist resources, please see the list of subject resources below. If you are unsure which resources LibrarySearch includes, see the LibrarySearch homepage. 

Subject resources:

CredoCriminal Justice A collection of online reference books. 

ProQuest Central A multidisciplinary collection of journal and newspaper articles and theses. It contains Proquest's Criminal Justice Database.

Sage journals Full-text of nearly 500 journals covering all disciplines, including 35 criminology journals.

Taylor & Francis Online Access to over 1100 social sciences and humanities journals including The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice and Global Crime.

Wiley Online Library Access to nearly 1,500 peer-review journals including Criminal Justice Ethics, Women and Criminology and Public Policy.

Lexis Library  Good coverage of UK newspapers. Remember to click on News from the menu to access the newspaper search. 

Scopus Accesss to the largest abstract and indexing database of peer-reviewed literature. Coverage is multidiscipinary.

Web of Science A multidisciplinary abstracting database indexing over 10,000 journals in science, social sciences, arts and humanities.

UK Data Service Crime-related data held by the UK Data Service include not only national crime surveys (which cover diverse issues such as identity theft and alcohol-related disorder in the night-time economy), but also illegal drug use, workers in the criminal justice system, football hooliganism, and community policing in Africa. Use the keyword anywhere search.

Law subject guide  If you  need to find  cases, law journals etc. have a look at the Law Subject guide. This also has links to video demonstrations which will help you use the main Law databases, Westlaw and Lexis Library.

Need help with finding and referencing sources of information? Contact your Academic Librarian.

School of Social and Health Sciences  Noelle McDougall -, Tel: 01382 308836  


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