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Administration of Justice

Learn how to find books, articles, and websites related to Administration of Justice

Researching an Administration of Justice topic

19th century mug shot photo of Sarah Patterson


This guide will help you locate books, articles, and other sources that can help with your criminal justice research.

There are several types of sources you will want to look for in researching your administration of justice assignments:

  1. Print books: these resources live in the library (whether in the stacks, the reference area, or at the reserve desk) and some may be checked out for as long as 28 days.

  2. Ebooks: many reference books, nonfiction books, and fiction books can be found in electronic format.

  3. Articles: come from periodicals (newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals). The library owns some periodicals in print and gives you access to many more via our online databases.

  4. Suggested Websites: credible websites for criminal justice information.

  5. Films and Videos: links to films on criminal justice topics.



Sarah Patterson, arrested for stealing money from a gas meter. Courtesy of Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums