Criminal Justice

For criminal justice students.

How to see the Reference Books & Encyclopedias

Click the tabs in the box below to see reference books in each section.

  • Readers: a collection of writings often related to a particular theme or context. An anthology. Also a sourcebook of scholarly, original writings, usually used in research.
  • Handbooks: a scholarly or reference book of instruction on a specific subject. A manual.
  • Dictionaries
  • Encyclopedias: brief articles on various topics covering all branches of knowledge or all aspects of one subject.
  • Research Methods: think about and design your research project.
  • Law Enforcement: Law enforcement-related reference books.
  • Handbooks: a scholarly or reference book of instruction on a specific subject. A manual.

Selected Reference (Online and Print Books)

Oxford Handbooks: