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Criminal Justice

Criminal justice is a broad term that refers to the procedures and government organizations which focus on upholding the law. These government entities work to maintain control in the public arena, prevent and manage crime, authorize punishment for crimin


Reference Works

Searching for Scholarly Articles

Primo will allow you to search all databases the Library subscribes to. Type your key words into the box, and use the limit "Journal Articles" under Resource Type on the left side of the screen.

In addition, there are databases that focus on topics related to Criminal Justice:


Local (Buffalo, NY or Erie County) Resources


How to Find Books and E-books

To search for books and e-books in the Canisius Library:

Type in the keyword you are searching for and use the limit "books and e-books" located in the left-hand column.

Ex. death penalty

You also have access to the book collections from other private colleges from New York State. Click here to search these collections.  Any book you request will be shipped to Canisius for your use.  Books usually take 5 business days to reach the college. 

You may also request books not owned by Canisius or ConnectNY through Interlibrary loan.