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NCJ Number: 50931 Find in a Library
Title: RESEARCH GUIDE TO CRIMINOLOGY MATERIAL, 2ND EDITION
Author(s): R G FOX
Corporate Author: Australian Institute of Criminology
Australia
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 58
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT, 2601, Australia
Sale Source: Australian Institute of Criminology
GPO Box 2944
Canberra ACT, 2601,
Australia
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: THIS GUIDE CONTAINING MATERIALS RELEVANT TO THE FIELD OF CRIMINOLOGY WAS PREPARED BY THE MONASH UNIVERSITY LAW LIBRARY IN AUSTRALIA.
Abstract: AS THE COLLECTION OF THE LAW LIBRARY DEVELOPED AND WITH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY, IT BECAME CLEAR THAT A MORE COMPREHENSIVE RESEARCH GUIDE TO CRIMINOLOGY MATERIALS WAS NEEDED. THE DOMAIN OF CRIMINOLOGY IS NOT FIXED AND DRAWS IN AN INTERDISCIPLINARY MANNER FROM THE FIELDS OF LAW, MEDICINE, PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY, SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK, ECONOMICS, POLITICS, STATISTICS, URBAN PLANNING, AND THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES. THE RESEARCH GUIDE HAS SEVEN MAJOR SECTIONS: (1) BIBLIOGRAPHIES; (2) INDEXES AND ABSTRACTS (CRIMINOLOGICAL AND RELATED MATERIAL); (3) PERIODICALS IN 38 COUNTRIES; (4) GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, GREAT BRITAIN, NEW ZEALAND, AND THE UNITED STATES, AS WELL AS INTERNATIONAL INDEXES; (5) CURRENT AWARENESS SERVICES (CARD SERVICES, ACQUISITION LISTS, RESEARCH LISTS AND SERVICES, DIGESTS, AND NEWSLETTERS); (6) INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS (CRIMINOLOGICAL AND RELATED DATA BASES); AND (7) STATISTICAL SOURCES (AUSTRALIA, CANADA, GREAT BRITAIN, AND NEW ZEALAND). (DEP)
Index Term(s): Australia; Criminology; Public information; Publications lists; Research
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