• SAGE Journals

    SAGE Journals - Criminology & Criminal Justice

    • Find fulltext academic articles for your criminology assignments! 
    • This resource includes 25 key journal titles from SAGE, some of which go back to the 1920s as well as the most recent research. 
    • Journal titles include Criminology & Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Policy Review, Journal of Research in Crime, Probation Journal, Punishment & Society and Theoretical Criminology. 

    OFF CAMPUS ACCESS - use the link above, choose United Kingdom - UK Federation, select Southampton Solent University and login using your university username and password.

    To quickly find relevant full-text articles...

    1.  Before you search - choose the Advanced search option and select Only content I have full access to under Access Type
    2.  After you search - restrict your results to the Criminology & Criminal Justice subject area using the filters

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    I can't access the full text of an article

    • There are many articles on SAGE to which we do not subscribe.  Follow the access instructions above to ensure you find criminology articles that you can view.

    • The SAGE Recommends tab shows you other useful content related to your searches but we may not have access through our subscription.  You will need to check these resources using the library catalogue.

    • If you search all resources on SAGE, some results will only allow you to view a short summary rather than the full article:

      • Read the summary and decide if the full text is worth reading. 
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      • If the article is not  available and you really need it for your assignment, get a free inter-library loan.