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CRIM 3500 - Advanced Criminal Procedures

This guide provides best practices for searching Google Scholar and other powerful databases - for using reference lists to connect to related research - for determining if a journal is peer-reviewed - and for requesting articles not owned by the UNI Rod

Browsing Peer-Reviewed Criminology Journals for Topics and Studies

The following peer-reviewed sociology journals are great places to find a topic or browse for a study.

The company JCR (Journal Citation Reports) rates all of the following sources as high-impact journals


While most of the articles found in the following journals will be empirical studies (quantitative or qualitative research) some of these journals also include book reviews and review articles. If you must have a research article be sure the article you have chosen includes Methods, Results, and Discussion sections.



Peer-Reviewed High Impact Criminology Journals