Research : Subject Guides

Justice Administration Resources Online

(Listed in Alphabetical Order)


Academic Search Premier (through EBSCOHOST)

Academic Search Premier is the world’s largest scholarly, multi-discipline, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. With the most valuable and most numerous collection of peer-reviewed full text journals, Academic Search Premier offers critical information from many sources found in no other database. This resource contains full text for over 3,600 scholarly publications. Academic Search Premier includes full-page images as well as color embedded images. This scholarly collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

Census Bureau Home Page

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.

CQ Researcher

The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports. The CQ Researcher web site offers online access to issues dating back to October 25, 1991.

Data Book (Hawai'i)

The official summary of statistics on the social, economic, and political organization of the State of Hawai‘i.

Ebrary Academic Complete Electronic Book Database

Academic Complete is a highly interactive electronic book database from ebrary that covers all academic subject areas. The collection currently includes more than 30,000 book titles from more than 220 of the world’s leading academic, scientific, technical, medical, and professional publishers. Coverage includes business, marketing, and economics; computers and information technology; education; engineering and technology; health, biomedical, and clinical sciences; the humanities; life and physical sciences; and, the social and behavioral sciences.

Federal Register

The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents.

Fedstats

FedStats is the new window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government. Use the Internet's powerful linking and searching capabilities to track economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more. Access official statistics collected and published by more than 70 Federal agencies without having to know in advance which agency produces them.

Global Terrorism Database (GTD)

The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2007 (with annual updates planned for the future). Unlike many other event databases, the GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time period and now includes more than 80,000 cases.

Hawai'i Pacific Journal Index

An index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawai'i and the Pacific.

Hawai'i State Government Agencies

Emphasis on the executive departments. Has links to laws, administrative rules, and regulations as well as to county government sites.

Hawai'i State Government Home Page

Hawai'i State Legislature

Who's in the legislature? Who's on which committee? Text and status of bills.

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text (through Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select)

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text covers Administrative Law, Antitrust Legislation, Banking, Constitutional Law, Domestic Relations, Environmental Protection, Estate Planning, Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law, International Law, Labor Law, Landlord/Tenant Decisions, Malpractice Suits, Minorities, Multinational Corporations, Negligence, Non-Profit Corporations, Occupational Health & Safety, Politics, Probate, Products Liability, Public Law, Real Property, Securities, Tax Law, Trade Regulation.

Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search this or any of the other OmniFile databases.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

The International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. It is the largest reference work ever published for the social and behavioral sciences.

Legal Collection (through EBSCOHOST)

This database contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

LexisNexis Academic

Research areas in LexisNexis Academic cover top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research.

Library of Congress THOMAS Web Site

Information on the United States House and Senate, bills, and votes. The first database made available was Bill Text, followed shortly by Congressional Record Text, Bill Summary & Status, the Congressional Record Index, and the Constitution (now found, along with other historical Congressional documents, under the "Historical Documents" category on the THOMAS home page). Enhancements in the types of legislative data available, as well as in search and display capabilities, have been continuously added.

Military and Government Collection (through EBSCOHOST)

Provides full text for nearly 400 military related periodicals.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Search the NCJRS full-text and abstract databases as well as all kinds of statistical reports on crime, criminals, and the courts. NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

Native Hawaiian Databook

This publication provides statistical data on Native Hawaiian communities throughout the state, offering a numerical representation of the social and economic status of the Native Hawaiian population.

NetLibrary

NetLibrary provides access to electronic books. There are several hundred University of Hawai'i Press titles as well as several thousand public domain titles available.

NewsBank Access World News (Newspapers from the United States and all over the world)

The world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers, Access World News provides full text coverage of 850 American newspapers as well as 1,100 international newspapers. Coverage varies by title, with the earliest dating back to 1977. There are more than 150 million current and archived articles users can search, browse, print, or email.

Newspaper Source Plus (through EBSCOHOST)

Newspaper Source contains full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns as well as other sources. This database also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.

Oxford Reference Online Collections

The Oxford Reference Online Core and Premium Collections bring together more than 120 language and subject dictionaries and reference works containing well over 60,000 pages into a single cross-searchable resource.

Political Database of the Americas

The Political Database of the Americas is a non-governmental Internet-based project that provides reference materials, primary documents, comparative studies and statistical data for countries in the Western Hemisphere. It has been organized under the following themes: Constitutions and Constitutional Studies; Electoral Systems and Election Data; Decentralization; Political Parties; Executive Institutions; Legislative Institutions; Judicial Institutions; and Civil Society. The Political Database of the Americas is a joint World Wide Web-based project of the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University and the Unit for the Promotion of Democracy at the Organization of American States.

Rand Abstracts and Subject Indexes

Despite the title of this entry, many titles are full-text. Search by keyword or browse by topic. Topics include: Child Policy; Civil and Criminal Justice; Education; Environment and Energy; Health; International Policy; Labor Markets; Methodology; National Security; Population and Regional Studies; Science and Technology; Social Welfare; Transportation. New areas of research not traditionally part of its agenda include The Arts and Latin American policy research.

Social Sciences Full Text (through Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select)

Social Sciences Full Text covers Addiction Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Community Health & Medical Care, Corrections, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Gerontology, International Relations, Law, Minority Studies, Planning & Public Administration, Policy Sciences, Political Science, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Studies.

Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search this or any of the other OmniFile databases.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

As the national data book, it contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. The Abstract is also your guide to sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.

Uniform Crime Reports from the FBI

Uniform Crime Reports from the University of Virginia

This collection consists of four county-level data files. The first three provide arrests for Part I offenses (murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, auto theft, and arson) and for Part II offenses (forgery, fraud, embezzlement, vandalism, weapons violations, sex offenses, drug and alcohol abuse violations, gambling, vagrancy, curfew violations, and runaways). The fourth file provides reported offenses (as opposed to arrests) for Part I crimes only. Two county population variables are included : one for total county population and the other for counties reporting six months or more of data.

USA.gov

On USA.gov, you can search millions of web pages from federal and state governments, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Most of these pages are not available on commercial websites. USA.gov has the most comprehensive search of government publications and government sponsored research anywhere on the Internet.

Voyager online catalog for UH system libraries

Search for items in any library in the University of Hawai‘i system. Catalog includes books, journals, electronic books, audiovisual materials, manuscripts, government documents, microfilm and maps. Find items by title, author, journal title, subject heading, call number, or keywords.

Voyager online catalog for UH West O‘ahu and Leeward CC libraries

Search for items located in the UH West O‘ahu and Leeward libraries only.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select is a multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database providing full text articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts, from the following Wilson periodical databases: Art Full Text, Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index, Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, Wilson Business Full Text. Coverage begins in 1994.

Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search any or all of these databases.

World Data Analyst from the Encyclopæaedia Britannica

World Data and Compare countries from Encyclopædia Britannica are powerful yet easy-to-use tools that lets users analyze the data among countries and regions at a glance. They offer detailed comparisons of countries across the world, using both the most recent statistics and historic figures. Subscribers can create tables and charts and export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching.

World Factbook (Comprehensive Country Profiles by the CIA)