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CRIMJ 210: Policing in America (Harrisburg)

This guide is designed to support Penn State Harrisburg students in CRIMJ 210 in completing their written assignments.

Library Databases


If you are beginning your research and are unsure of where to find information, you may want to start with LionSearch, available on the University Libraries homepage. A capture of the LionSearch box is displayed below.

Type in your keywords and LionSearch will help you find books and articles available through the Libraries on your topic. You can also use the resources you find as starting points for new keywords and journals for further research. 

LionSearch box on the libraries homepage

Google Scholar

Google Scholar search screen with the settings option on the top right marked in red

Google Scholar settings screen with the library links option highlighted in the left column.

Journals of Interest

You can access the journals below directly through these links. To access other journals, use the library website to browse or search the full list of journals by title from the main page. 

Is this journal peer reviewed?