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Criminology: Journals and Databases

Journals and eJournals

Find specific electronic & print journals by searching the Journal Portal  (Search 'Journals' from the Library homepage).

What is an Academic Journal?

A 'periodical' or 'serial' = any publication published regularly (includes magazines, newspapers, newsletters).

A ‘scholarly’/academic’ journal:  periodical containing research articles, that is peer-reviewed, and aimed at researchers.

Peer review: every paper/article submitted to the journal is reviewed by independent experts. Papers are accepted/rejected based on quality.

Databases

The key multidisciplinary databases for Criminology are:

Legal Databases

 

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Newspapers

For information about Newspapers in UCC Library, and newspapers available through Library databases, see the Newspapers Guide.

News Sources

Irish Newspaper Archive

Irish Times Digital Archive

Irish Times Online

NexisUK