Criminology: Articles & Journals

Library resources for research and study in Criminology

Search for articles in library databases

For a complete list of library research databases, see Databases A-Z.

Depending on your topic, these databases also may be relevant.

A peer-reviewed (or refereed) journal:

  • uses experts from the same subject field or profession as the author to evaluate a manuscript prior to acceptance for publication
  • has articles that report on research studies or provide scholarly analysis of topics
  • may include book reviews, editorials, or other brief items that are not considered scholarly articles
Peer Review in 3 Minutes

(3:15) Explains the academic publishing process for research articles and scholarly journals, including the quality control process of peer review. North Carolina State Univ. Libraries


Finding Scholarly Articles on Your Topic

Finding Scholarly Articles in Academic Search Complete
(5:37) Judy Mishriki, Reference Librarian (retired), Penn State Lehigh Valley

(2:14) Learn how to locate full text using Find It @ UHCL, OneSearch, the Journals List, or by request.

(3:12) Distinguishes characteristics of scholarly articles/journals from those of popular articles/magazines. Peabody Library, Vanderbilt Univ.


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Sample searches:
journal of family issues
0192-513X (ISSN example)

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