The IIRP Graduate School Library specializes in books, journals, and other resources related to restorative practices, and provides research and writing support services to students, faculty, and staff.
The IIRP provides online access to scholarly research via premium literature databases on EBSCOhost as well a variety of publicly-available resources; these include SocINDEX, ERIC, Google Scholar, NJCRS, Restorative Justice Legislation Database, APA PsychNET, Open Access content, and much more. Any materials not available in the Library may be obtained through its interlibrary loan service.
The Library provides support for American Psychological Association (APA) writing style with an original APA writing guide illustrated with examples drawn from the literature of restorative practices, as well as links to additional self-teaching tools.
The Library hosts a collection of instructions, forms, and tools for compliance with Institutional Review Board (IRB) rules for the use of human subjects in research.
The Librarian can facilitate access for IIRP students to external college and university libraries, many of which allow visiting researchers to use their collections for a fee. Access policies vary among institutions; contact the Librarian for details.
The Library supports information literacy with a collection of resources to help students evaluate research information and to use it legally and ethically; in addition, it provides links to free citation management tools that can help users organize and share research content.