Criminal Justice 1130 Research Guide
Research a topic using the resources suggested in this Research Guide. Topics might include: parole/parole officers; capital punishment for juveniles; privitization of prisons; boot camps; sentencing laws/trends; rehabilitation of offenders; incarceration of the elderly; women prisoners; suicide in prisons/jails; life in prison - recreation, health, sex; electronic monitoring; history of corrections; incarceration alternatives.
Introduction to Corrections
___Books - Reference
Browse through the Reference area of the Library to begin your research.
- Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States Ref HV 8694 .P35
- Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice / Vol.3 See 'Prisons' Ref HV 6017 .E52
- Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment / Vol. 3 See 'Prisons' - Ref HV 6017 .E524
- Encyclopedia of Prisons & Correctional Facilities - Ref HV 9471 .E693
- Prisons and Prison Systems: A Global Encyclopedia - Ref HV 8665 .R67
- World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems - Ref HV 7901 .W 63 2006
___Books - General
Search the COD Library Catalog for a book or a chapter in a book on your topic.
___Magazine/Journal Articles Online
Find an article on your topic in one of the databases below. You must have a valid College of DuPage library card to access the databases from off-campus.
___Magazine Articles in Print
- Corrections Today
- On The Line
___Newspaper Articles Online
- Chicago Tribune
Search the Chicago Tribune for newspaper articles on local corrections topics.
- National Newspapers
Simultaneously search the Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post for newspaper articles on your topic.
Dan Blewett , Reference Librarian
Reference Desk: (630) 942-3364