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Criminal Justice

Librarian's Top Picks

Try these EBSCOhost library databases first for finding articles on a wide variety of criminal justice topics. You can search more than one EBSCOhost database at the same time.

Subject search terms to try:

Try some of these subject terms when searching for articles:

  • capital punishment
  • child abuse
  • child sexual abuse
  • computer crimes
  • community policing
  • corrections
  • courts
  • crime - united states
  • crime investigation
  • crime prevention
  • criminal evidence
  • criminal justice
  • criminal law
  • criminal procedure
  • criminal psychology
  • criminals- rehabilitation
  • criminology
  • drug abuse and crime
  • drug abuse - prevention
  • drug control
  • drug traffic
  • family violence
  • felons
  • forensic science
  • gangs
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • inmates
  • jails
  • juvenile corrections
  • juvenile delinquency
  • juvenile delinquents
  • juvenile justice
  • law enforcement
  • mentally ill offenders
  • police
  • police administration
  • PREA
  • prison administration
  • prisons
  • prisoners
  • prostitution
  • rape
  • recidivism
  • school shootings
  • school violence
  • serial murders
  • serial murderers
  • sex crimes
  • sex offenders
  • terrorism
  • terrorists
  • violent crimes
  • women - crimes against


Off-Campus Access

Use MyReynolds username and password to access library databases from off-campus.  If you click on any Reynolds Library database link from off-campus, you will get a Virginia's Community Colleges login screen first.  Login with the same username and password you use for accessing any services through My Reynolds (e.g., Canvas). After you login, you will get the database search screen.

If you are a student currently enrolled in a Reynolds course, and cannot login from off campus, please email Mary Hanlin (Web Services Librarian)at or call 804.523.5323.