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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJRS Abstract

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NCJ Number: NCJ 167256    
Title: Reducing Youth Violence: A Comprehensive Approach-Multimedia CD-ROM Installation and Help Manual, Version 2.0
  Document URL: PDF Other (Installation Instructions) 
Corporate Author: University of California, Riverside
Office of Educational and Community Initiatives
United States of America
Date Published: 09/1999
  Annotation: This multimedia CD-ROM presents a range of strategies for reducing youth violence through improving the juvenile justice system; reducing gang, gun, and drug violence; providing opportunities for youth; strengthening families; and mobilizing families.
Abstract: Together, these strategies offer a comprehensive approach. For each strategy, thousands of pages offer useful information on youth violence prevention and juvenile delinquency prevention. The materials include (1) information derived from illustrative operational programs; (2) current data and information about research and evaluation; and (3) contacts for additional resources, training, and technical assistance. Users can obtain the information on the CD-ROM through searches by types of programs, documents, resources, and services. Users can download text and graphics and use them as templates for their own efforts to reduce youth violence and victimization in their communities. The minimum system requirements for using the CD-ROM include (1) Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT; (2) a sound card; (3) 16-bit color graphics; (4) 16x speed CD-ROM (32x recommended); and (5) 32MB RAM (64 MB recommended).
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Drug abuse ; Gun Control ; Drug prevention programs ; Community involvement ; Youth development ; Parent education ; Juvenile justice reform ; Juvenile drug use ; Parental influence ; Violence prevention
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Contract Number: 95-JN-FX-K007;OJP-99-180-M;
Sale Source: Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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