Criminal justice touches subject areas including sociology, psychology, law, history, political science, economics and medicine. This guide lists selected reference sources. Related handouts such as, “Sociology,” “Social Work,” and “Legal Resources.”
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CardCat Sample Searches
CardCat is Ball State’s catalog of library materials, available at www.bsu.edu/library.
1. Type Crime or type Corrections
2. Select Begins with
3. Select Subject from the drop-down menu
Perform the Crime search
Perform the Corrections search
1. Type Prisoners and AIDS or type Police and Public Relations
2. Select Keyword
3. Select Words or Phrase from the drop-down menu
Perform the Prisoners and AIDS search
Perform the Police and Public Relations search