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NCJ Number: 120611 Find in a Library
Title: User Guide to NCJRS Products and Services
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Document: PDF
Type: Directory
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: As the largest criminal justice information clearinghouse in the world, NCJRS provides a broad range of information for the use of criminal justice practitioners as evidenced by the products and services listed in this user guide. Due to increased demand for information on a narrow range of subjects, a group of specialized information clearinghouses have been developed.
Abstract: These clearinghouses are devoted to topics such as AIDS, corrections construction, juvenile justice, statistics, and victims information. Methods for utilizing NCJRS resources are described in detail. The computer data base and electronic bulletin board are reviewed to illustrate the ease with which to obtain information and documents quickly. References and appropriate telephone access numbers are provided. Descriptions of NCJRS publications, audio-visual materials, the library/reading room, and microfiche services are included. Organization support such as conference support and mailing lists is reviewed.
Main Term(s): Criminal justice information systems
Index Term(s): Access to legal information; Criminal justice research
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