Databases: Criminal Justice & Law

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

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  • Search multiple databases
    Searches WebPAC (Catalog), Academic Search Complete, Business Source Elite, eBook Collection, LearningExpress Library, Legal Information Reference Center, MasterFILE Complete, Newswires, OmniFile Full Text Select, Opposing Viewpoints, Points of View Reference Center and the following websites: Archive of European Integration, British Library EThOs, DASH, Directory of Open Access Journals, RECERCAT and TDX.

Most Relevant Databases

  • Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) [ Find Cases or Statutes ]
    Legal resources including cases, statutes, legislation, and law reviews. 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 Virtual Reference Library
    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)
    Nearly 6,000 full-text magazine, newspapers and journals from all academic disciplines.
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    More than 40,000 eBooks on a wide selection of topics. Many are available for checkout and offline viewing. [ Downloading EBSCOhost eBooks ]
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCOhost)
    Multidisciplinary database providing full text from magazines, newspapers, journals, reference books and primary source documents.
  • Omaha World-Herald (NewsBank)
    Full text newspaper articles covering Nebraska and western Iowa dating back to 1983.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost)
    Includes full text magazine, newspaper and journal articles on criminal justice and law-related issues and topics.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    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
    Find critical essays of current events with an overview and two sides of the issue.
  • SIRS Issues Researcher
    Thousands of full text magazine and newspaper articles exploring current events and current issues.