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Criminal Justice Research Guide

Use this research guide as your first stop in finding books, articles, websites, and more on the subject of criminal justice.

Did you know about CCSU's Career Development Office?

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From their website: The Career Development Office is [the place to go] when it comes to any type of employment opportunity for business and our students (incoming to alumni). We offer employers assistance to find the ideal candidate for their organization and we help students find employment by assisting with resume reviews and cover-letter critiques; career-related searches; dressing for success; and mock interviews for polishing skills and moving toward landing that dream position.  


Try these Websites


Job Specific

Search the Online Catalog - use keywords such as Career (and your profession)


Type in keywords. Use quotation marks to search a phrase. Books may be available in print or online format.

To find reference books, add the word reference to your search. 

To find ebooks, filter your results to Online (under 'Format' in the left hand column of the results page). 

Some online resources offered through CCSU's Career Development Office

What are some other resources you might try?

  • Search for your profession in the library's Online Catalog - add keywords such as Career (and your profession) and you may find a book or article that provides usable interest

  • Do you know someone in the profession?  Interview them - this is a great "primary" source!

  • Just about every profession has an association - visit their website for resources.

  • The list of websites on this page provide some recommendations.  Search the Internet on your own but be sure to evaluate what you find!

Job Searching Web Sites

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