skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 114589 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Justice Research Sources
Author(s): R L O'Block
Date Published: 1986
Page Count: 183
Sponsoring Agency: Anderson Publishing Co
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87084-664-7
Sale Source: Anderson Publishing Co
Publicity Director
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America
Type: Reference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This text provides a comprehensive guide to criminal justice research sources.
Abstract: It is designed to serve as a major reference text to annotated bibliographies, research projects, and private and community service sources. In addition to providing information on sources of books such as card catalogs, microforms, and reserve books; it provides topical listings of indexing services, journals, bibliographies, computerized literature searches, directories, and general reference sources. Guidelines are provided for locating Government documents and for obtaining information from such Federal agencies as the Bureau of Prisons, the Federal Judicial Center, and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Services available through the National Criminal Justice Reference Service are described. Other sources discussed include those for statistical data, legal research, international data, and historical research. Also included are specialized libraries in the United States and Canada, and private organizations. Audiovisual companies, libraries, and references are listed. Appendixes provide additional information on the research process, writing research papers, grants, and publishing opportunities. A glossary also is provided.
Main Term(s): Criminal justice research
Index Term(s): Information collection; Information dissemination
Note: Second Edition
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.