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No full-text link? If the article you need is not full-text, use the Request Item link in EBSCO databases to request articles through Document Delivery. We will order the article for you - it is free and you get a PDF of the article!
OneSearch combines most of the library's resources into a single database. Rather than search databases separately, you can do just "one search." OneSearch includes articles, books, ebooks, and more. (EBSCO)
"The nation's premier research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management. The HSDL is sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security and the U.S. Department of Homeland Securitys National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA."
Google Scholar finds scholarly articles, books, papers, etc. Note: This link identifies you as a Cal U person to Google Scholar. This give you access to items that are full-text through the Library. Look for the "Full-Text @ Cal U" links.
Find biographical information on people throughout history, from around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Information comes from a number of reference resources and journals. (Gale)
Online access to West's Encyclopedia of American Law, 2004, 13 vols, and the 2005-06 American Law Yearbook update volume. These provide information on thousands of legal topics, issues, court decisions, biographies, definitions of legal terms, and more. (Gale)
Search the full-text of millions of books. Use as a "discovery" tool to find books on your topic. Books in the public domain (generally, pre-1923) are available full-text. Newer books offer limited viewing--from many pages to nothing.Note: This is just for books (and some magazines). To find scholarly articles, use Google Scholar.
Provides official crime counts for the United States since 1930 in four annual reports - "Crime in the United States", "Hate Crime Statistics", "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted", and “National Incident-Based Reporting System”.
"The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. These data are displayed in over 1,000 tables."