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World Criminal Justice Library Network

A site dedicated To developing specific ways of sharing services and criminal justice information on a global scale. The World Criminal Justice Library Network was formed at a meeting of librarians and criminal justice information specialists in April, 1991, at the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice. There is also a discussion list.


National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) preserves and distributes computerized crime and justice data from Federal agencies, state agencies, and investigator initiated research projects to users for secondary statistical analysis. Search terms: victimization, National Crime Victimization Survey. This site has some very interesting information and articles.


Office for Victims of Crime criminal justice library

The Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center (OVCRC) is your information clearinghouse for emerging victim issues. This site has a database of abstracts as well as victim services directory.


National Sexual Violence Resource Center library database.

This library database contains the library collections of both the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR).


Violence Against Women Online Resources

This site provides law, criminal justice, advocacy, and social service professionals with up-to-date information on interventions to stop violence against women.


Virtual Library-

Articles, Documents and Their Sources from Victim Assistance Online

Victim Assistance Online is an information, research and networking resource for victim assistance specialists, professionals in related disciplines and all interested in the field of victimology.


Violence against women publications

Research reports on violence against women from the National Institute of Justice.


Violence Against Women Resource Guide

This Violence Against Women (VAW) Resource Guide was designed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) staff to provide easy access to data collections on the topic of violence against women, such as Quick Links to certain types of VAW studies and links to studies available for online data analysis.


National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

The mission of the Violence Against Women Network (VAWnet), the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, is to harness and use electronic communication technology to end violence against women.


LaFASA's Resource Library.

A large collection of books, articles, and information packets available to assist survivors of sexual assault and providers of services. Resources include: LAFASA Publications, American Prosecutors Research Institute, Related Links, Law & Legislature, Webliographies, Current Events,Databases and Collections of Articles.


CAVNET International Resources

Community resources- international and by state in the US.


Online Library of books from the Alliance Library

The Alliance Library is the newly established library of the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault. The library, although small, is growing rapidly: its holdings include books, curricula, training manuals, research guides, journals, reports, and videotapes. This is a very comprehensive listing of books on sexual assault listed by title and author (rather than subject) with links to online purchasing from


American Bar Association legal research page

Lawlink provides quick access to important legal information from the American Bar Association and other resources. Each site is selected and evaluated by a member of the ABA's Legal Technology Resource Center staff.


A directory of online libraries concerning sexual assault



Research Gateways from stop violence against women

Links to sites containing articles, studies, brochures and research on women, domestic violence, sexual assault and sexual harrasment. International in scope.


Sidran Catalog by Subject

Books, videos and cassettes on psychology and understanding trauma.

Questia online library search on "rape"


Government databases available on the web

A selected number of U.S. and Texas government databases that are available on the Web. The only databases included are those which are considered substantial research sources; almost all have some kind of search capability unless otherwise noted. See "social scientific fields" for criminal justice information or "health".


Gender based violence from the WHO


Research resources

Gender-based violence, or violence against women (VAW), is a major public health and human rights problem throughout the world.


Supreme Court decisions 1990 - present, from LLI

Under archive of decisions select "by topic" 1990- present. Click the criminal law link and then add the search term "sexual assault" in the text box.


Current events

Amnesty International information on violence against women

News, reports and urgent actions.

RAINN current events

Rape crisis news and current events




























































































































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