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NCJ Number: 158240 
Title: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Database, 1972-1995
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Format: CD-ROM
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This National Criminal Justice Reference Service document database CD-ROM contains bibliographic information on more than 140,000 items relating to crime, crime causes, crime prevention, crime control, and the juvenile and criminal justice systems for the period 1972-95.
Abstract: The information for each item includes its title, author, date of publication, sales source, and other descriptive information; the main thesaurus terms and other index terms that describe the content; and an abstract of the content. An instruction section on the CD-ROM explains the use of the database and how to search for documents on particular topics. The documents are all available through interlibrary loan for users in the United States and through International Document Exchange for foreign users. The database can be searched through main terms, index terms, and general fields.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Computerized document collections; Crime causes theory; Crime control policies; Crime patterns; Crime prevention planning; Criminal justice research; Databases; National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
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