Reference works are good places to start research for an overview of or quick information on a topic.
Credo Reference and EbooksCredo Reference includes 21 reference ebook titles as well as hundreds of topic pages on Criminology and Law.
Gale Databases from TELGale databases from TEL include selections from the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) - with reference works on Law and Social Science - as well as their Criminal Justice Collection.
Criminal Justice DatabaseA comprehensive ProQuest database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.