This resource page will help you complete your Case Study assignment for Prof. Marsha Fraser's online CCJ 2671 class. For individualized research assistance, please contact us for help.
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Your assignment is linked below.
Articles from peer-reviewed journals often include statistics.
Many articles that you find via Google Scholar—and many websites that you find via Google Search—will include statistics.
Data from more than 200 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. Compiled by the Utilization of Criminal Justice Statistics Project since 1973. Funded by the US Department of Justice, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The link below leads to the online version maintained by the University at Albany School of Criminal Justice, Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Center, in Albany, New York.
1. Case Studies in Online eBooks
To read eBooks, you will need to log in with your student ID# and last 4 digits.
Search the catalog: Ybor City Library Search (LINCCWeb 2.0).
Use keywords/phrases, not full sentences. Examples of keywords to try.
To find eBooks (books to read online) only:
Some sample searches:
This method produces a big list.
«« You can narrow down your results by Subject, Date, Author, etc. More tips.
To find (print) hard copy books in the library...plus articles, AV and more...leave all default settings...do not limit material type.
2. Case Studies in Online Periodical Articles
In addition to books, articles from "periodicals" (newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals) can also provide case studies in criminal justice and law enforcement. The online databases below allow you to search for articles by keyword.
HCC Libraries' link to Google Scholar is below. It is also found in the library's list of databases. Using Google Scholar through HCC is an alternative way to find articles in HCC library databases. More information is in the Google Scholar results example.