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NCJRS Abstracts Database

Title: NCJRS Abstracts Database

Access: Freely available on the Internet

Producer: U.S. Department of Justice, National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

Category: Sociology and Criminal Justice; Social Work

Coverage: 1970 to present

Content: The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 170,000 criminal justice
publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research
reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Twelve core periodicals are comprehensively
abstracted, and many more periodicals are routinely examined. Subject areas include
corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics,
domestic preparedness, and victims of crime.

Notes: “Core” periodicals list
“Screened” periodicals list

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