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Databases for Criminal Justice

Social Sciences Databases

► CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher covers a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. The weekly reports, written by experienced journalists, feature comments from experts, lawmakers and citizens on all sides of every issue. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.  Issues date back to October 25, 1991.  
►  Opposing ViewPoints In Context  
Opposing ViewPoints In Context 
is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues. It helps you explore various issues from all perspectives by providing pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary resource documents, biographies of social activists and reformers, court-case overviews, periodical articles, and more. Browse by broad category (Business and Economics, Energy and Environmentalism, Family Issues, Health and Medicine, Law and Politics, National Debate Topic, Science, Technology and Ethics, Society and Culture, or War and Diplomacy), or Browse All Issues (almost 400 social issues). A Gale Cengage Learning product.
Points of View Reference Center
This database from EBSCOhost contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue. This database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. Currently the total number of topics in this product is over 340.
► Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
This EBSCOhost database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. This database is updated daily.
► Sociological Collection
This EBSCOhost database provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. Sociological Collection offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.

General/Scholarly Databases

► Academic Search Complete
This comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text EBSCOhost database provides Full text for more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.  The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
►  MasterFILE Premier
This multidisciplinary EBSCOhost database was designed specifically for public libraries. It provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily.
► TOPICsearch 
TOPICsearch from EBSCOhost contains full text for over 150,000 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
►  Vocational and Career Collection
This EBSCOhost is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.