also: basic informative websites on sexual assault.
basic research information see RAINN and aardvarc.
see the research
Criminal Justice Library Network from Rutgers
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.
Archive of Criminal Justice Data from UM
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.
Criminal Justice Reference Service
documents on Improving the Community Response to Sexual Assault Victims
at the website for the National Criminal Justice Reference Service website. Among them: Looking Back
-- Moving Forward: A Guidebook for Communities Responding to Sexual Assault
analyzes the progress of the past two decades in the response to sexual
assault cases by law enforcement agents, prosecutors and emergency medical
care providers. Looking Back also speaks to the development of rape crisis
centers and other victim services that concentrate on meeting the needs
of the victim.
for Victims of Crime criminal justice library from USDOJ
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.
Sexual Violence Resource Center library database from NSVRC
database contains the library collections of both the National Sexual
Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against
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.
Articles, Documents and Their Sources from Victim Assistance Online from VAO
Online is an information, research and networking resource for victim
assistance specialists, professionals in related disciplines and all interested
in the field of victimology.
against women publications from NIJ
Research reports on
violence against women from the National Institute of Justice.
Against Women Resource Guide from UM
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
Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) Research from MINCAVA
The mission of the
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) is to support research,
education, and access to violence related resources.
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.
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
international and by state in the US.
Library of books from the Alliance Library from NYC
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 amazon.com.
Bar Association legal research page from ABA
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.
directory of online libraries concerning sexual assault from NSVRC
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.
Catalog by Subject from Sidran
Books, videos and cassettes
on psychology and understanding trauma.
library search on "rape"
databases available on the web from SM
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
based violence from the WHO
Assault from the World Health Organization
This is a very comprehensive
global overview of the problem of rape, sexual assault and domestic violence
around the world. It has risk factors, statistics and recommendations
Sexual Violence Research Initiative from the
resources from the
violence, or violence against women (VAW), is a major public health and
human rights problem throughout the world.
Court decisions 1990 - present, from LLI from Cornell
of decisions select "by topic" 1990- present. Click the criminal
law link and then add the search term "sexual assault" in the
for Women's Policy Research
The status of women
in the USA
text articles on sexual assault research from VAO
on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault from UT
Scroll down to see
the Sexual Assault Bibliography. The mission of the Institute on Domestic
Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA) is to advance the knowledge base related
to domestic violence and sexual assault in an effort to end violence.
The Research Collection of Australia from AIFS
Collection contains selected references and online documents published
predominantly within the last five years on key topics within sexual assault
research fields, including journal articles, reports and conference presentations
from Australian and selected international sources.
Assault Report by subscription from CRI
Report brings together ideas from experts in criminal and civil law, nursing
and emergency medicine, law, nursing and emergency medicine, law enforcement,
counseling and social services.
Harvard Research Library: Reproductive Rights: Sexual Assault and Harassment from Harvard
The Global Reproductive
Health Forum @ Harvard (GRHF) is an internet networking project that aims
to encourage the proliferation of critical discussions about reproductive
health and gender on the net.
justice responses to sexual assault The
Research Collection of Australia from AIC
This project involves
the collection and analysis of information on the underreporting and 'hidden'
recording of sexual assault within national and cross-national perspectives;
promotion and implementation of research on sexual assault against women;
and the identification of the rate of recidivism amongst sexual assault
offenders and their key characteristics. The project is funded by the
Office for Women (previously the Office of the Status of Women).
an Open WorldCat search from OCLC
helps people outside the library environment find library-owned materials
A very comprehensive
directory of information about violence against women. Information includes
diversity and minority groups.
Against Violence Network virtual library
Against Violence Network is a "virtual library" of information
about violence and youth-at-risk, representing data from seven different
online library Rape Research books, journal articles and magazine articles
International information on violence against women
and urgent actions.
crisis news and current events