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VIC278 Models of Evil


Starting Your Research:
Reference Sources & Bibliographies

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A peer-reviewed online encyclopedia including nearly all areas of philosophy. It is a great place to begin your research and develop background knowledge of a particular philosopher or philosophical position.

Each entry has an extensive bibliography with recommended resources for further reading and potential sources for your essay.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment
An authoritative reference source on crime and efforts to control it, with focus on the field of criminal justice.

The entries cover thirteen major themes: in particular, consult the entries associated with concepts and theories. Other topics include crimes and related behaviors, law and justice, policing, forensics, corrections, victimology, punishment, social and cultural context, international aspects, research methods and information, organizations and institutions, and special populations.

Oxford Bibliographies: Criminology
A bibliography is a list of the books of an author or publisher, or on a specific subject. Oxford Bibliographies, compiled by scholars and librarians, contain extensive lists of annotated titles on many topics within the study of criminology. It is a great way to find authoritative sources on your topic.

Each subject contains an extensive introduction (which provides an overview of the topic) as well as a list of annotated titles of books, arranged by category.

Locating Journal Articles

Criminal Justice Abstracts
A major full-text database for criminal justice and criminology research. It includes articles and book chapters covering all related subjects, including forensic sciences, corrections, policing, criminal law and investigation.criminal justice and criminology

PsycINFO
An extensive online database providing access to full-text journal articles, book chapter and other publications on psychology and related disciplines (including psychiatry, mental health, and medicine).

Philosopher’s Index
The most current and comprehensive bibliography of scholarly research in philosophy. It is a great place to search for book chapters and articles when doing more in-depth research.

You can use it to find books and articles that have been written on a specific topic, or to see all the work done by a particular author.

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
A comprehensive bibliography of journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of medicine and science and related fields of study.

Locating Books

The Library Catalogue
Find books by title, by particular author, or a specific subject. The catalogue searches books, ebooks, and other sources available at all campus libraries. You can also search it by using keywords.

Finding Additional Resources

Other major research resources in various disciplines are listed on the University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) website, including:

Citation & Style Guides

Chicago

MLA (Modern Language Association)

APA (American Psychological Association)

Research & Writing Support

Research Help

  • online
  • in-person (advanced notice required): Agatha Barc, Librarian, agatha.barc@vicu.utoronto.ca or
    Diane Michaud, Librarian, diane.michaud@vicu.utoronto.ca
  • in-person appointments are scheduled for an hour between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Writing Help

Please book an appointment at the Victoria College Writing Centre.

created by: Agatha Barc | updated: 17 September 2019