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Police Sciences: Finding Articles

A Subject Guide for Police Sciences students at The University of South Wales


We have access to many thousands of e-journals and print journals.

Searching for a specific journal title?
1. Go to FINDit. Select the Find Journal link.

2. Search here for the title of the journal e.g. American History.

Searching for a specific journal article or generally for a topic?
1. Go to FINDit. Select the Article Search tab.
2. Search here for the title of the article e.g. 'The broken hexagon: French nuclear culture between Empire and Cold War'. 


ASSIA An indexing and abstracting database covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics,politics, race relations and education.

Criminal Justice Abstracts Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.

Emerald Insight A leading independent publisher of global research with impact in business, society, public policy and education.

Humanities International Complete Gives comprehensive coverage of the humanities with full-text content.

LexisLibrary A key legal resource, updated daily, providing access to UK legislation (as amended) and case law.

Proquest Psychology Journals Provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines

Science Direct Elsevier's electronic collection of science, technology and medical full-text articles and bibliographic information.

Web of Science A multi-disciplinary index giving access to the Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index and conference proceedings.

Westlaw Provides coverage of UK/EU cases and legislation, legal journals, regulatory developments, and EU materials.





Search the archives of UK national and local newspapers by using any of the following resources:

European Newsstream (formerly UK Newsstand)





Google Scholar is a great way of searching for information and is a useful supplement to database searches. More information can be found on our Help page.