Information Literacy Outcomes for Criminal Justice Students
Students in Criminal Justice Courses are expected to:
- Identify essential information sources within their discipline, including journals, reference works, websites, and works by important authors and government organizations.
- Use both lay and professional terminology within their discipline to formulate keyword searches
- Utilize advanced database search functions to access relevant information from essential sources
- Identify subject-specific databases and search engines relevant to their topic
Criminal Justice Databases
- Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice
This collection covers all aspects of the criminal justice system. So, whether you are studying to become a law enforcement officer, paralegal, forensic scientist or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection is a great place to start your research. It has academic journals, general magazines, reference works and news sources.
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service has many good statistical publications on various topics in criminal justice.