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Researching Mass Incarceration and Prison Abolition: Finding Articles: Tips

A research guide created by Brooklyn Law School's librarians to assist those who wish to identify resources on mass incarceration and prison abolition. This guide highlights selected New York-specific events and sources.


  • BLS researchers who plan to work off campus and do not live in a BLS residence: implement the BLS proxy server instructions for 1 web browser, then close/reopen that browser. 
  • BLS researchers who search Google Scholar or PsycNET can request unavailable articles through BLS Library's interlibrary loan form/service. 
    • Before making an interlibrary loan request, BLS researchers can access Find a Source and can enter a journal's title to view available journal holdings.