Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

Key Databases

Offering the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. It includes in-depth coverage for over 3,730 publications, with more than 2,670 available in full text.
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database of full-text academic journals.
Full text journals, books and other published sources, covering all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content.
The JISC collection is a subset of 80 full text journal backfiles in the arts, humanities, and social sciences from Periodicals Archive Online. Dating from 1891 to 2000.
The most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The collection offers the most comprehensive available listing of theses, with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716.
Full text access to a collection of archived, searchable British national and regional newspapers, updated daily.
A comprehensive sociology research database, featuring over 1,600,000 records and full text of over 253 "core" coverage journals. Part of the EBSCO Host research databases.

Web Pages

Crown Prosecution Service
The Crown Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales.

ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)
Helps you locate and explore social science research funded by the ESRC. Search or browse to find information on research projects (awards), plus their findings and outputs.
The websites of all government departments and many other agencies and public bodies have been merged into GOV.UK.

Home Office

Ministry of Justice
We work to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.

Old Bailey Online
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913

UK Data Service
A national service providing access to key economic and social data.