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CMJ 215- Juvenile Justice

This guide was created for CMJ 215's in-depth analysis of a specific issue within a country's juvenile system

Finding Library E-Resources


  1. Use OneSearch to locate the bulk of our e-resources.
  2. Click the "Peer Reviewed" checkbox to search only scholarly and peer reviewed sources.
  3. On the results page, use the limiters to the left to refine your search. (Ex. use the Date slider to get more recent sources, utilize the vocabulary suggestions under Subject)
  4.  Don't forget to use the Permalink address for your citation.

Country Domains

Consider searching for sites within your specific country using their country's domain code.

For example: belgium "juvenile justice"

Australia .au
Belgium   .be
Canada .ca
China .cn
Germany .de
Honduras .hn
El Salvador .sv
India .in
England .uk
Japan .jp
Russia .ru
South Africa .za


And/Or search by region using Google's Advanced Search:

1. Click the Gear Tool in the upper right of the Google search screen.

Google advance search - gear tool

2. Select "Advanced Search" from the pop-up window:

Google advanced search - select Advanced Search

3. First, enter the words you wish to search by, for example, juvenile justice. Second, choose your country from the Region dropdown:

Additional Resources


Proquest Criminal Justice Database

Proquest Criminal Justice Database


Global Issues in Context 
Search for your county and then search by your topic.


Consider searching from a broader context, such as by your country, "criminal justice, " "juvenile delinquency," etc.



Films on Demand 
Videos on different cultures and issues. Searching "juvenile justice" brings up videos on the U.S. system and issues.

On Reserve in the Library

Books available: