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Find information on CRIMINAL JUSTICE and LAW ENFORCEMENT topics with these suggested resources.
Books in this subject area
Thigpen Library has books both online (eBooks) and on the shelves that explore criminal justice and law enforcement topics.
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) This link opens in a new window e-books on a variety of academic subjects from leading academic publishers and university presses. Collection is primarily monographs but includes some reference titles.
Books on the Shelves
You can use Pioneer Search to find books on the shelf. Select limit your results to "in the library" to find only physical items available on your topic. If you want to visit and browse the shelves you will find Criminology books in the HV section n Thigpen Library in Gallatin.
You can request that available books be sent to the campus library of your choice for your convenient pickup. Use the "My Library Card" feature in Pioneer Search.
Interested in a career in Law Enforcement?
Find streaming videos from library databases on a variety of criminal justice topics. These videos meet accessibility guidelines.
Academic Video Online: Premium This link opens in a new windowStreaming video collection. Multidisciplinary collection includes films from Sony Picture Classics, A&E Television Network programs, and thousands more videos from reputable and well known publishers.
Search for a video. Browse collection by video title list, by discipline or by producer.
Closed-captioned with transcripts.
Databases for Criminal Justice Topics
This list of library databases are ones that focus specifically on criminal justice or law enforcement topics or were requested by faculty to include as a recommended resource.
Criminal Justice (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
Journals and magazines on criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.
NOTE: Access limited by IP to users located in Tennessee
Resource provided by Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full-Text This link opens in a new window
Journals and magazines focusing on criminology and criminal justice.
EBSCOhost database collection
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text (H.W. Wilson) This link opens in a new window
Journals, trade publications, and magazines in the legal field.
EBSCOhost database collection. Part of OmniFile
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Journals archive: Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VII, XI and the Life Sciences collections. eBooks: Open Books Access collection
Multidisciplinary databases like ProQuest Research Library or Academic OneFile from TEL are good information resources to search when you cannot find the needed information in one of these databases.
These recommended websites provide information and access to a variety of information sources on criminal justice topics. The websites were selected because they provide free, public access to the majority of information on their site.