Research Databases: Criminal Justice, Government, & Law
- Legal Collection
(EBSCO) Selective collection of 250 law journals from 1965 to the present.
- Military & Government Collection
(EBSCO) Full-text news for all military branches including almost 300 periodicals and 245
- LexisNexis Academic
(LexisNexis) Contains laws and court rulings as well as law reviews and legal analysis for state and federal courts; full-text U.S. and world news articles, magazines, and journals; and company profiles for private and public businesses.
- Academic Search Complete
(EBSCO) Articles from journals, magazines, newspapers on a variety of topics.
(Mellon Foundation) Includes full-text back issues of selected peer-reviewed journals in such areas as history, statistics, sociology, literature, and economics pamphlets.
- Project MUSE
(Johns Hopkins University Press) Full-text articles from "over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals."
Current events database: over 100,000 articles from diverse sources & points of view, on important social/political/economic issues.
- Race Relations Abstracts
(EBSCO) Peer-reviewed research in ethnic studies, immigration, and discrimination. Indexing & abstracts (summaries) only. Search for publication title in the Full-Text Finder for availability of articles.
(CountryWatch, Inc.) Provides news, geographical, political, economic, and cultural information and maps on each of the 194 countries of the world.
- Credo Reference
(Credo) Includes materials from over 650 reference books on a variety of topics in higher education, including art, business, history, languages, literature, science, criminal justice, and political science.
- EBSCO eBook Collection
(EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
- Ebook Central (ProQuest) Academic e-books, including general reference works.
- Gale Legal Forms
(Gale) View, add to, and print Texas legal forms in such areas as wills, leases, and divorces.
- Legal Information Reference Center
(EBSCO) Provides detailed how-to instructions covering a wide range of legal issues and includes access to legal reference books and legal forms.
- U. S. Code - free web
(U.S. House of Representatives) United States Laws.
- Federal Register - free web
(National Archives and Records Administration) Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents - 1994 to present.
- Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Online Edition)
Sources include United States government agencies and commerical publishers.
- Texas Statutes - free web
(State of Texas) Texas laws.
- Handbook of Texas - free web
- (Texas State Historical Association) Full-text, brief article entries about Texas history & geography.
- Academic Video Online: Premium
(Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
- Films on Demand
(Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.
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- Search the Library Catalog. Request any circulating items not in your local library using the "Place Hold" button. Login with your 14-digit library barcode number and PIN.
- Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles.
- Search WorldCat to find books and articles from libraries worldwide, then apply at your local library for a TexShare card to borrow them directly or request specific books and articles through interlibrary loan.
Selected databases are funded, in part, through TexShare, a division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, utilizing grant funds provided by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.