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Serial Killers

This LibGuide was developed and maintained to support the university's CRIM 370 Serial Killers course.


Reference Databases

      CQ Researcher

      CREDO reference

      Encyclopedia of Associations

      Encyclopedia of Social Work

      Gale Virtual Reference Library

      Issues & Controversies

      ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

      SAGE Knowledge

      Social Issues in America

Book Databases and Catalogs

      ebrary's Academic Complete

      EBSCO's eBook Collection


Journal Databases

      Academic Search Premier

      America: History and Life with Full Text

      Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text


      Lexis-Nexis Academic

      Military & Government Collection

      Project Muse

      ProQuest Central

      ProQuest Criminal Justice


      SocINDEX with Full Text

      Social Work Abstracts

Accessing Databases

To find and access a database, go to the Library's Databases page.

Here you have three main options for selecting a database.

1.  Click on "Databases A-Z" and choose the database by name.


2.  Select a Discipline.  You will be brought to a list of databases that are recommended for the particular subject. 


3. Select database "by type."  Choose from multi-subject, reference, newspapers, or e-books.

For any option, click on the name to access the database.  If accessing a database from off-campus, you will be prompted for your MyUSI username and password.