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SOC 121 - Crime Report - Bylczynski: Power Search

This guide will help students find the resources they need for their SOC 121 crime report assignment.

Power Search

Articles, books, films, and more...


Enter your Crime to find relevant information and books.  If you are doing this from a computer that is not connected to the Edison network, you will then need to click at the top of the page, and log in by selecting Edison as your Institution, and entering your name and library card number (located on the back of your Edison Student ID). 

The Research Starter is a great place to get basic information about your Crime. 

To limit your search to just books and eBooks, click "Show More" underneath "Source Types" (on the left-hand side of the page), and then select "Books" and "eBooks" and click "Update."

To request print books, click "Retrieve Catalog Item" and then click "Request."

As an Edison student, you will not have access to all of the eBooks!  If you do have access to an eBook, you will see a connect online link, such as or or .


This guide was created to help you with your Crime Presentation.

Need more help?

For additional questions on finding the sources that you need for your research, send us an email ( or call us (937-778-7950).