Recommended Books Available at the State Library

Recommended Electronic Resources

The following databases include information resources about Corrections and Criminal Justice and may require a patron ID. Many electronic resources are only available to state of Ohio employees.

Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK)

OhioLINK’s Electronic Journal Center (EJC) is the first place Ohio’s college students and researchers go to find the latest journal articles. It contains over 24 million full-text articles in 10,000 journals from large publishers to small presses. In 2012, patrons downloaded over 1.5 million full-text articles in OhioLINK’s collection.

Academic Search Complete

(EBSCO)  The world’s most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

Safari Books Online

A premier on demand digital library providing over 30,000 technology, digital media and business books and videos online.

Ohio Digital Library

A collection of fiction and non-fiction books and eAudiobooks available in a variety of formats available to download.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

Criminal Justice Abstracts is a bibliographic research database covering the essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.

Recommended eBooks and Journals

Websites

The following websites have additional resources and information. The list may include websites from governments, organizations affiliated with the topic, and for-profit companies. Inclusion on this list of organizations and commercial websites does not constitute an endorsement.

National Institute of Corrections

American Corrections Association

Center or Juvenile and Criminal Justice

The Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization whose mission is to reduce society’s reliance on incarceration as a solution to social problems.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Established in 1972, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.