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Databases: Criminal Justice & Law

See also the following websites: Criminal Justice, Law, and Nebraska Law.

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    Searches WebPAC (Catalog), Academic Search Complete, Business Source Elite, eBook Collection, Kanopy, LearningExpress Library, Legal Information Reference Center, MasterFILE Complete, Newswires, Nexis Uni (law reviews only), OmniFile Full Text Select, Opposing Viewpoints, Points of View Reference Center and the following websites:  Archive of European Integration, BC Open Textbook Project, British Library EThOs, DASH, Directory of Open Access Books, Directory of Open Access Journals, JSTOR Open Community Collections, Milne Open Textbooks, OAIster, OAPEN Library, Open Research Library, Open Textbook Library, OpenStax and TDX.

Most Relevant Databases

  • Nexis Uni  link opens in new window
    Legal resources including cases, statutes, legislation, and law reviews.  See Find Cases or Statutes [PDF] for instructions.
    NOTE: Click on "Advanced Search" then "Select a specific content type" to access the following categories:
    • Statutes and Legislation
    • Law Reviews and Journals
    • Briefs, Pleadings and Motions
    • Administrative Codes and Regulations
    • Legal News
    • Legal Directories

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

  • Gale eBooks link opens in new window
    A collection of criminal justice-related encyclopedias including Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice and Gale Encyclopedia of American Law.

eBooks, Magazine, Newspaper & Journal Articles

  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    Nearly 6,000 full-text magazine, newspapers and journals from all academic disciplines.
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    eBooks covering a wide range of topics and subject areas.
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    Multidisciplinary database providing full text from magazines, newspapers, journals, reference books and primary source documents.
  • Omaha World-Herald (NewsBank) link opens in new window
    Full text newspaper articles covering Nebraska and western Iowa dating back to 1983.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    Includes full text magazine, newspaper and journal articles on criminal justice and law-related issues and topics.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context link opens in new window
    Pro/con coverage of controversial contemporary issues. Includes full text magazine and newspaper articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents and links to relevant websites.
  • Points of View Reference Center link opens in new window
    Find critical essays of current events with an overview and two sides of the issue.
  • SIRS Issues Researcher link opens in new window
    Thousands of full text magazine and newspaper articles exploring current events and current issues.