Library


The Library will be closed from Wednesday, August 17 through Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

If you would like assistance during this period, please telephone the IIRP Graduate School main office at (610) 807-9221, or email the Graduate School.

Public Resources

Exclusively for IIRP Students, Faculty and Staff

IIRP Library Catalog
Holdings of the IIRP Graduate School in-house library.

Library Serial Holdings
Journals, magazines, newsletters, etc.

Restorative Works learning network
Searchable website offering free educational content, news and announcements to help people become more knowledgeable and proficient in restorative practices.

IIRP Video Library
Free streaming video of IIRP productions.

eForum Archive (1995-2012)
Searchable database offering a unique collection of articles from the Restorative Practices eForum, conference papers and abstracts on restorative practices.

RJ Library (Centre for Justice & Reconciliation)
Database of literature on restorative justice; an initiative of Prison Fellowship International.

NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service)
Searchable federal database of articles and abstracts on topics in criminal justice and related disciplines.

Google Scholar
Interdisciplinary database of scholarly literature from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other knowledge sites worldwide; includes articles, books and pre-prints, theses/dissertations, abstracts, conference papers, court opinions, technical reports, etc.

WorldCat
Searchable database of library holdings all over the world, provided by the Online Computer Library Center.

Citing Sources
Consult the IIRP APA Guidelines (PDF).

Writing Resources

Information Literacy
ACRL criteria for locating, evaluating and using information.

New Books — Faculty Recommendations
Reviews of new books recommended by our faculty.

 

The IIRP library is located at:
531 Main St., 1st Floor, Bethlehem, PA
(610) 807-3007

Library Hours and Policies
Check here for details of the library's operations. The in-house library is accessible only to students, faculty and staff, except by special arrangement.

Contact the Librarian
Trying to find a book, article or other research material?
Need help with your research?

Obtaining Course Readings
How to find the materials you need for your courses.

New Arrivals in the IIRP Library
Books, theses, reports and other items recently received and cataloged.

EBSCOHost Research Databases
(Log in through IIRP Student Portal or Faculty Portal)

  • SocINDEX with Full Text
    2.1 million articles, abstracts, books and conference papers in sociology, criminal justice, demography, psychology, social work, substance abuse, violence and other areas.

  • Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
    Over 1,120 journals indexed (350 in full-text) in all areas of education; extensive coverage of educational tests.

  • Psychological & Behavioral Sciences Collection
    Full-text coverage of 400 journals psychiatry & psychology, emotions & behavior, mental processes, anthropology, observational & experimental methods

  • ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center)
    U.S. Department of Education database of journal articles and papers on education topics. 1.3 million records; includes content from Current Index to Journals in Education & Resources in Education Index

Restorative Justice: An International Journal
(Log in through IIRP Student Portal or Faculty Portal)
Articles, book reviews and discussions on academic research, practice and policy about Restorative Justice.

Academic Support Services
Resources for help in basic skills needed for graduate study: Writing, editing & proofreading, computer & technology skills, tutoring, English as a second language, and more.