What you use as primary source materials in Crime, Law, and Justice Studies will depend on the course, the research assignment, and your framework and aims. Below you will find links to selected print and digital collections and data sets. You may want to see the separate page for newspaper sources.
Primary sources are original, uninterpreted information. Scholars analyze primary sources in order to answer research questions. Examples of primary sources vary by discipline.
Examples in the humanities:
Examples in the social sciences:
Example in the sciences: