Reference Services

Printed Reference

Printed reference materials such as dictionaries, encyclopaedias and directories are available on the shelves of the Drill Hall Library and are listed on the library catalogue. Some useful reference works for Criminal Justice Studies are:

  • Dictionaries

Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary, 11th ed. / M. Woodley, P.G.Osborn
Sweet & Maxwell, 2009
Shelfmark: 340.03 OSB (Law Collection Area 14)

Dictionary of prisons and punishment / Y. Jewkes, J. Bennett
Willan, 2007
Shelfmark: 364.603 DIC

  • Encyclopaedias

Prisons and prison systems: a global encyclopedia / Mitchell P. Roth
Greenwood Press, 2006
Shelfmark: 365.03 ROT

Electronic Reference

Electronic reference books are available which include dictionaries and encyclopaedias. For students registered with the University of Kent access to these is available via the Reference Services webpage.

Oxford Reference Online provides access to a number of specialist dictionaries in law, psychology, social sciences and statistics.

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License