Political Science

Find Crime Resources

Reference Sources (use the Subjects in the catalog record to find more books in the stacks that you can check out):

Use Online Reference Sources!

Here are some sample searches using our online Reference databases:

Selected Subject Search Terms using the Searchworks Catalog (click on these links to see catalog listings for these subjects.)

Suggested Journals/Periodicals

Search more than one Database for Social Science Articles
Proquest Social Science allows you to select and search several social-science databases at once for both Books and Articles: Psycinfo; Sociological Abstracts; Social Services Abstracts; International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS); ERIC (Education); PAIS (Public Policy).

Crime Statistics Resources

Use the Internet Public Library (IPL) to find recommended websites.

Q&A: U.S. Federal Government Websites


Where can I find lists of URLs for U.S. federal government websites?


Several web sites maintain good lists of US Federal URLs:

Q&A: Corruption in the World


How can I find out about the rate of corruption in various countries?


The NGO Transparency International issues an annual report called the Corruption Perceptions Index.

Q&A: Fall of the Soviet Empire


What year did the Soviet Empire collapse?


In Poland, it was 1989, with other satellite countries falling later. A Google search is useful for quick questions like this, and a Searchworks search turns up many sources.

Syndicate content