Criminology - Recommended SourcesClick on the button bars below to show/hide suggested resources.
The following are useful reference works for Criminology.
A collection of reference sources solely on criminology, but with a US bias. Do try the Concept Map if you are looking for a different way to search.
The most current available national guidance on policing practice.
The following is a selection of criminology related websites we think you'll find useful.
Aims to help people make well-informed decisions by preparing, maintaining and disseminating systematic reviews in education, crime and justice, and social welfare.
Watch UK TV programmes from 2007 onwards, including many films and useful documentaries. Unfortunately not available to those of you accessing from outside the UK.
Will publish current government policy, reports and research while older material is curated by the National Archive. In case of difficulty please contact Linda Jones.
Ask the library about historical news sources (in Library only)
Nexis not in Discovery
Regional and national newspapers from the UK, Europe, the USA and Australasia, dating from the 1980s onwards
Online newspapers via a search engine (in Library only)
Tend to be the least stable source.
These often provide an alternative viewpoint on government policy and may sponsor independent research or collate international facts and figures
Data from a number of years which you can download and manipulate into graphs etc.