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: 127126 Find in a Library
Title: Research Centers Directory, 15th Edition, Volumes 1 and 2
Editor(s): K Hill
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 2199
Sponsoring Agency: Gale Research Inc.
Detroit, MI 48226
Publication Number: ISBN 0-8103-7350-5
Sale Source: Gale Research Inc.
835 Penobscot Bldg
Detroit, MI 48226
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This directory provides a comprehensive guide to over 12,000 North American university research centers and independent, nonprofit research organizations.
Abstract: The centers and organizations conduct research in agriculture, astronomy and space, behavioral and social sciences, biology and ecology, business and economics, computers and mathematics, education, engineering and technology, government and public affairs, humanities and religion, labor and industrial relations, law, medical sciences, physical and earth sciences, and regional and area studies. Law-related organizations focus on capital punishment, law enforcement, copyrights and trademarks, forensic science, jurisprudence, justice administration, legal ethics, patents, prisons, product liability, and sentencing alternatives. Behavioral and social science research deals with adolescent studies, alcohol and drug abuse, child studies, cognition and perception, ethnic studies, human development, marriage and the family, minority groups, population and demography, psychology, social conflict and violence, and women's studies. Directory entries include organization name, address, and phone and fax numbers; organizational notes; research activities and fields; publications and services; and additional contact information. Master and subject indexes facilitate access to the descriptive research center listings.
Main Term(s): Criminal justice research
Index Term(s): Behavioral science research; Criminal justice program directories; Legal research; Research programs
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.