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 and publications relevant to the victim services field from partner offices and bureaus within the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), U.S. Department of Justice.
- Browse Publications List — Browse through the complete OVC catalog of current publications and videos and publications relevant to the victim services field from partner offices and bureaus within OJP.
- Find Resources by Topic — Find resources of all types by topic. The consolidated resources span documents, multimedia, related links, frequently asked questions, solicitations, and more.
- OVC Archive — 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.
- OVC Resource Center — To expand your search to include materials from other agencies and organizations, visit the OVC Resource Center website, operated by the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS). The NCJRS library collection contains more than 30,000 resources relevant to the victim services field.
How To Order OVC Products
Select OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the OVC Resource Center operated by NCJRS.
Search for and order available OVC resources on the NCJRS website.
While OVC resources are free, shipping and handling fees may apply (see the NCJRS Shopping Cart Help page for more information).
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Award-Winning OVC Products
View prestigious awards given to OVC publications, websites, and multimedia products on the Award-Winning OVC Products page.