Gang Awareness Research
1. Books - Check the reserved cart and NONFICTION section (364.1).
2. Databases - Search for articles on your topic.
Britannica School Edition- Instant access to 4 complete encyclopedias
Image Quest- Vast image library from Britannica School
EBSCO Student Research Center- Search across content areas
Gale Student Resources in Context- Information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events.
SIRS- Comprehensive search portal for all SIRS databases.
World Book Online- Online encyclopedia and general reference resource
3. Websites- Helpful and reliable online resources
List of Gangs in the United States (from Wikipedia- check references carefully)
Photo Galleries of Gang Tattoos (from About.com crime expert)
National Alliance of Gang Investigators Association (many helpful links & resources)
National Gang Center (Comprehensive and searchable government site providing information to policymakers and researchers)
Office of Juvenile Justice (History of Youth Gangs)
A Look at Gang History (Source: Stanford U.)
National Crime Prevention Council (Sample Brochure)
A-Z Gang Slang from New York Post (Helpful if researching New York-based gangs)