Important notice about the NCJRS Virtual Library collection!
On October 1, 2014, the NCJRS Virtual Library began to focus primarily on the collection of informational materials and resources produced, funded, and/or sponsored by the bureaus and offices of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP). All materials housed in the NCJRS Virtual Library prior to October 2014 will remain searchable in the Abstracts Database and accessible through Virtual Library services. Due in part to these changes, NCJRS will be expanding the scope of the Virtual Library in other areas, including collaborative efforts with public and private libraries, consortia, and repositories designed to increase and expand access to both published and unpublished criminal justice information.
Contribute to Our Collection
The NCJRS Virtual Library will consider items for inclusion in the collection only if you or your organization produces resources on behalf of OJP or create resources that are sponsored or funded by OJP. Follow the instruction below to submit them to the NCJRS Virtual Library. Before submitting a resource to the NCJRS Virtual Library, please search the NCJRS Abstracts Database to ensure that it is not already in the collection.
- Hardcopy editions submitted to the Library can be mailed to:
- NCJRS Library
- Acquisitions Department 700 North Frederick Ave. Building 182 Gaithersburg, MD 20879
- Electronic versions of documents can be submitted via email to the NCJRS Virtual Library. Please indicate if you grant permission to post the document online in the NCJRS Abstracts Database. All electronic formats are accepted and will be converted to PDF if permission to post is granted.
- URLs for Web-based documents can be submitted via email to the NCJRS Virtual Library.
- Document collection donations are accepted. Please contact the NCJRS Virtual Library to arrange this transaction.
- If you would like to suggest an OJP-published/OJP-sponsored work for the collection, please email the document citation to the NCJRS Virtual Library. Include the full citation and/or document URL in the message. Each suggested document will be reviewed and, if it is found suitable, we will attempt to acquire a copy for the collection.