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Criminal Justice--SSC-CRJ: Reference Sources

Reference Books

Below is a selection of reference books.  Be sure to browse the nearby shelves for additional dictionaries and encyclopedias revelant to this topic..

Online Reference Sources

Reference Research Tips

Begin your research by using either the print reference collection on the main floor of the Library or one of the reference databases. A reference source will give you a broad overview of your subject. 

Use the table of contents or index to find articles with information on your topic. Also, see if the article has a bibliography, which can give you some great leads to other sources.