The Source for Crime and Justice Data

FAQs: How to Find Data

  1. Can I do Boolean searching on the Web site?
  2. Can I search for STF 3A and other letter-number combinations?
  3. Can I use an asterisk in the search to match partial words?
  4. How can I search a particular field in the study descriptions?
  5. How do I find data referenced in a journal as being available at your archive?
  6. How do I find data that I can use for my research project?
  7. The Search Results page indicates that my search is "sorted by relevance." What does that mean?
  8. What's the date/number listed to the right of each search result?