Library & Multimedia
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) develops publications and products on emerging victim issues, promising practices, policy development, and technical assistance and skill-building tools.
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Locating Publications & Resources
- Search Publications — Search hundreds of publications, videos, and documents from OVC.
- Browse Publications List — Browse through the complete OVC catalog of current publications and videos.
Many older materials have moved. If you can’t find an OVC publication, check the OVC Archive. Please note that these materials are being provided for reference purposes only and are no longer being maintained.
- Find Resources by Topic — Find resources of all types by crime victimization topic. The consolidated resources span documents, multimedia, online discussion boards, etc.
To expand your search to include materials from other agencies and organizations, visit the Office of Justice Programs’ National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) website—where you can search the NCJRS library collection which contains more than 30,000 resources relevant to the victim services field and conduct online searches across many justice-related websites.