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

Question:

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

Answer: 

Several web sites maintain good lists of US Federal URLs:


Q&A: Corruption in the World

Question:

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

Answer: 

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


Q&A: Fall of the Soviet Empire

Question:

What year did the Soviet Empire collapse?

Answer: 

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.


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