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Databases and online resources

  • Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse
    Includes two searchable databases
  • Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)
    "AustLII publishes legal information -- that is, primary legal materials (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals); and secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access (law reform and royal commission reports for example) and a substantial collection of law journals."
  • Cost-Benefit Knowledge Bank for Criminal Justice
    The Cost-Benefit Knowledge Bank for Criminal Justice (CBKB) aims to broaden and deepen the understanding and use of cost-benefit analysis in criminal justice. We help practitioners and jurisdictions build their capacity to conduct cost-benefit studies and apply cost-benefit analysis to policymaking. CBKB is a project of the Vera Institute of Justice and is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance.
  • Crimnet
    From the University of Sydney's Institute of Criminology. An electronic criminal justice information network, aiming to provide communication between criminal justice professionals, practitioners, academics and students in Australia and overseas
  • Don M. Gottfredson Library of Criminal Justice Gray Literature Database
    This database contains gray literature publications on all aspects of crime and criminal justice that are available online or in the Don M. Gottfredson Library of Criminal Justice. This database supplemens the Rutgers School of Law Library Catalog and Criminal Justice Abstracts. Gray literature is a term applied to sources of information that are not commercially published and is typically composed of technical reports, working papers, government and agency reports, and conference proceedings.
  • Global Terrorism Database
    The GTD is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world since 1970, systematic data on international as well as domestic terrorist incidents. For each GTD incident, information is available on the date and location of the incident, the weapons used and the nature of the target, the number of casualties, and (when identifiable) the identity of the perpetrator.
  • International victimology website
    Includes the Victimology research database of research in progress; Victim services and victimization prevention database; and a search of online documents and publications by country, subject, organisation or free text
  • National Child Protection Clearinghouse
    Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) abstracts database
    Contains summaries of more than 160,000 criminal justice publications. Coverage: Early 1970's to the present
  • Rand bibliographies and abstracts
    Subject area bibliographies of Rand research documents and abstracts
  • SourceOECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
    The aim of SourceOECD is to present a single e-library offering online access to all OECD books, reports, annuals, working papers, loose-leaf binders, periodicals and databases. SourceOECD was designed to meet the needs of institutions like universities, government departments, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organisations, companies, think-tanks, research groups etc.by offering the OECD’s publications catalogue, online in full text, in a flexible manners.
  • World Criminal Justice Library Network
    An international forum in the field of criminal justice