Resources by Subject: "Police Studies"

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text indexes hundreds of journals covering essential areas in criminal justice and criminology.  Includes full text for over 200 journals and magazines as well as full text books and monographs.  Areas covered include trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment, and sentencing.

Criminal Justice Periodicals Index (CJPI) contains an index and full text of articles in criminal justice periodicals.

Criminology: a SAGE Full-text Collection (SAGE Journals Online) includes the full-text of 24 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back twenty years, encompassing over 4,100 articles. It covers such subjects as Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Penology, Policing, Forensic Psychology, and Family and Domestic Violence.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a searchable electronic book collection that includes subject encyclopedias, handbooks, and guides covering many subject disciplines.

Google Scholar finds scholarly resources on the web. If you are off campus and you use this link from the library website to get to Google Scholar, you will be able to take advantage of localized features such as "GET MORE" to link to the full text of library purchased online articles.

International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center offers information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism and is designed to inform the analysis process, as well as enhance the general understanding of security and terrorism-related issues.

LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help its users succeed on academic or licensing tests. Includes scoring, complete answer explanations, and individualized analyses of results.

*NOTICE* Due to updates to LearningExpress, ALL users will need to register in order to access the new site, including those who already have accounts on the old version. 

In order to take the tests, you must register for a personal account. Simply click on the "Register" button under "New User," and then create a personal login and password that you can remember. If logging in from off campus, you must first use your EKU email login/password when prompted, and then you'll need to login with your LearningExpress personalized login and password.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts contains summaries of over 189,000 U.S. and international publications, including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research. The NCJRS Abstracts Database excludes most legal decisions, opinions, and statutes.

Violence and Abuse Abstracts contains more than 21,500 records indexing essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.  Coverage is from 1995 to the present.

Westlaw Next offers full text coverage to thousands of news databases arranged geographically and topically, hundreds of newswires as well as business, trade, and professional publications. Full text access to federal and state case and statutory law, and European Union information.

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