Finding Criminal Justice Articles
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The Loyola library has access to several electronic indexes that will help you find journa l
articles in the field of criminal justice.
• Expanded Academic Index covers articles from many disciplines, including
criminal justice and sociology, and includes some full- text.
• Criminal Justice Periodicals covers articles from scholarly and non-scholarly
criminal justice-related journals, and includes some full- text
• Criminal Justice Abstracts provides comprehensive coverage of the major
journals in criminology and related disciplines, extensive coverage of books, and
unparalleled access to reports from government and nongovernmental agencies.
There is NO full-text.
• Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and
related fields, including journal articles, books, book capters, dissertations and
conference papers. There is NO full-text.
InfoTrac’s Expanded Academic Index
This multi-disciplinary database won’t give you ALL of the articles written on criminal
justice topics, but it’s a good place to start because it covers a some scholarly journals in just
about every field. It sometimes give you the full text of the article, saving you a trip to the library
to photocopy the item.
• Point your web browser to http://library.loyno.edu
• Click on DATABASES BY TITLE, scroll down, and click on EXPANDED
• When you see the Expanded Academic search page, click in the white box, type your
search statement and click “SEARCH.”
• The full- text of articles are available if you see the words “text” or “# full pages pdf”
accompanying the citation. (PDF indicates the full- image of the article.
Expanded Academic Search Hints
• Click on the appropriate box to limit your results to refereed (scholarly) or full- text
• Click on t