This guide will describe a variety of resources and search tools.
FACTS and Definitions may be discovered using electronic dictionaries and encyclopedias on our Facts/Definitions page.
NEWS: The latest news on criminal justice topics can be found using various tools on our News Resources page.
TESTING: Health and Psychosocial Instruments. Reviews of tests.
DATA: Data can be found using the resources found on our Statistics and our Handling Information and Data pages. SimplyAnalytics (was SimplyMap) contains United States census data, business data, and business points that can be manipulated and mapped. You can rank locations based on variables, create demographic analyses, and map variables to the county or sometimes the census Block. If you sign in as a guest, you won’t need to create an account. Accounts are needed only to save search parameters and data results. (Information and help video page.)
CULTURAL DESCRIPTIONS:Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM), a vast thesaurus of subject terms and descriptions. Comprehensive summaries in Browse Cultures include topics such as: Economy, History and Cultural Relations, Family and Kinship, Sociopolitical organization, and Religion. Cultures Covered lists the all the cultures, ethnic groups and indigenous people currently included in eHRAF.
RESEARCH REPORTS and EXPERT OPINION (journals)
Identify articles in JOURNALS using the following tools:
RESEARCH REPORTS and EXPERT OPINION (books)
MULTIMEDIA (images, videoes, etc):
WEB MATERIAL: Anthro, Sociology, and CJ web portals