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Welcome to Criminology

Your subject guide brings together the important resources and information for your subject:

  • The Resources page outlines how to find resources to support your studies and research.
  • The Help page gives information and useful links to improve your academic skills and make the most of the Library services.

Key resources

Criminal Justice Abstracts

Major journals and books in criminology and related disciplines, as well as some reports from government and non-governmental agencies.

Go to Criminal Justice Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts

International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences.

Go to Sociological Abstracts


It is important that you can correct cite and reference the sources you use throughout your studies and assessments.

Go to the referencing guides