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Criminal Justice, Law, and Government
 criminal justice

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Electronic Resources

Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

Credo Reference 
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos. 

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Provdies bibliographic records and full text covering criminal justice, criminology and related areas.

EBSCOhost Databases 
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO. 

European Views of the Americas:  1493-1750
A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Films on Demand
A web-based digital video delivery service for streaming over 6000 educational videos from Films Media Group.

Google Scholar
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.

Homeland Security Digital Library
The nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
The encylopedia contains articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.

LexisNexis Academic
Full text coverage of news, business, law, medicine and general reference.

Military & Government Collection*
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Provides full text of over 300 journals.

OmniFile Full Text Select
Multidisciplinary full text database.

Full text articles from journals published by the APA and allied organizations.

Index to articles, books, chapters, dissertations and technical reports in psychology from 1887 onward.

SAGE Premier
SAGE Journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies & Planning.

SAGE Knowledge
E-books in the area of Criminal Justice, Social Work, Education, Psychology, etc.

The World Factbook
General information about all countries including flag, map, statistical and government information and geography.

Thomas: Legislative Information
Allows legislation to be tracked through Congress from start to finish. See how officials voted on legislation. Get full text of legislation and its status. Also includes public law, congressional record, committee reports/homepages, history of how laws are made in the United States, etc.

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Open Congressional Research Service Reports



Library of Congress Country Studies  

Geography Quizzes  

Historical Maps of the United States  

U.S. Department of State Background Notes  

Landform Glossary  



Bureau of Justice Statistics

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

U.S. Census Bureau


UNESCO Institute for Statistics



International Relations and Security Network

Guide to Law Online

United Nations


U.S. Law and Government

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy

National Archives and Records Administration

U.S. Government Printing Office FDsys

U.S. House of Representatives

Legal Information Institute: Supreme Court Collection

U.S. Executive Branch Online Directory

U.S. Senate

U.S. Supreme Court


Wisconsin Law and Government

Wisconsin State Legislature

Wisconsin Blue Book

Wisconsin State Statutes

Wisconsin State Law Library

State Bar of Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin Online Directory


Criminal Justice

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Fond du Lac Police Department

U.S. Department of Justice

Drug Enforcement Administration

U.S. Marshals Service

U.S. Secret Service

Wisconsin Law Enforcement Directory

National Criminal Justice Reference Service


Forensic Science

National Missing and Unidentified Persons System

National Center for Forensic Science

National Institute of Justice Forensic Sciences

NIJ Forensic Databases


National Security

The Journal of Homeland Security Education

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Emergency Preparedness and Response

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Correctional Health

Center for Homeland Defense and Security

Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

Department of Homeland Security

Federation of American Scientists Intelligence Resource Program

Federal Emergency Management Program

National Security Archive

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Terrorist Group Profiles

International Center for Terrorism Studies

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Counterterrorism


Non-Governmental Organizations

American Correctional Association

American Civil Liberties Union

American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section

Amnesty International

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

RAND Corporation


Fun Fact

The McDermott River separates Naber Hall and the townhouses (Source: Marian University Archives).

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