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Criminal Justice

To assist the community of Penn State faculty and students interested in exploring the field of crime, law and justice, this page has been developed to help you locate library resources.

Contact the Librarian at your campus for more help!

Berks Thun Library: 

Brett Spencer


Harrisburg Library:

Emily Reed


Altoona Library:

Cori Biddle


Lehigh Valley Library:

Jennifer Jarson


General Interdisciplinary Resources

Ranking Scholarly Criminal Justice Journals

Subject Resources for Scholarly Research

Don't let the word "Abstract" discourage you from searching these resources.  There are links to full-text to many of these articles or you can order them through inter-library loan.  Keep in mind that abstracts can be a useful tool for reading and writing smart!