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Law & Criminology for Walk-in Access - Recommended Resources

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A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and more than 13,200 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings etc.

 

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Good for finding books, chapters and articles on British and Irish history, including the local history of e.g. London and Portsmouth but there are no direct links to articles found.

 

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Provides access to subscribed Cambridge University Press electronic books

 

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Access to over 200 highly academic full-text journals covering a wide range of subjects 

 

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An online reference collection, featuring full-text content from subject-specific reference titles. Do a keyword search of the whole collection or browse for a reference work by subject. Get help planning your research by visualising your topic with a concept map.

 

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A major criminology abstracting service.

 

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The Gale database of newspaper archives, covering over 400 years of content

 

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A collection of various legal sources. Useful for law, international relations, political and historical studies but with strong American bias although it does include the English Reports, covering important cases reported before the Official Law Reports started in 1865 and Statutes of the Realm 1235-1713

 

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Brief overview of some useful resources

 

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Provides e-books on various subjects

 

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Database of Oxford University Press journals

 

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This database offers records of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland, with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716

 

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This publisher's website gives access to the journals subscribed to by the University of Portsmouth

 

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This provides access to many full-text academic journals published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis, Informa Health and Psychology Press

 

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Web of Science – part of the Web of Knowledge collection of databases – consists of a number of databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports and conferences. Three citation databases (Science Citation Index Expanded (1970-), Social Sciences Citation Index and Arts (1975-) and Humanities Citation Index (1975-)) also contain the references cited by the authors of the articles. You can use these references to do cited reference searching, allowing you to find articles that cite a previously published work. Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science includes the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of scientific disciplines.

A guide to this resource can be found at: http://www.lib-guides.port.ac.uk/LG592.pdf

 

 

You may want to look at books relating to this subject area. You are free to consult these in the Library, but walk-in visitors may not borrow books unless they have an External Reader membership. The list below will help you find where subjects of interest are held in the Library - click on the location to view a map.

commercial law
company law
contract law
Crime (causes)
criminal law
criminology
private Law
Psychology of crime
Sociology of crime