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Criminal Justice Research Guide

Library and Learning Resources guide to Criminal Justice Research.

General Access to the SPC Libraries Main Website Page

This link opens the main page of the SPC Libraries. Search all resources including books, ebooks, articles and media using the basic or advanced search. You may "Request" print books from other SPC campuses and Florida colleges which will be sent to the campus you select. Students may access Research Help, Databases and Journals tabs. The recommended research resources follow.

Articles & Databases Recommended for Criminal Justice Research

Using Library Databases for research has many advantages for finding credible sources. Library Databases provide curated journal and magazine articles, books, images, videos and primary sources. Databases contain scholarly and peer-reviewed articles written by credible authors, researchers and experts in their field. Database search tools help users target the results for the information they need. Most databases provide suggested citations which should be verified using the APA style manual.


Search for a list of journals on this topic or specific journals available through SPC Libraries.

Films on Demand Database

Films on Demand - Streaming video covering a wide range of subjects to enhance college courses. These videos include public performance rights that allow them to be used in the educational setting.

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