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Criminal Justice

A guide to library research in Criminal Justice and related fields.

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Elizabeth Ramsey
Librarian/Associate Professor
Albertsons Library
(208) 426-3781

Getting Started with Research

Targeted Research Strategies for SPS 

A handout with best practices for making the most of your online searches whether in a library database, Google Scholar or a Google search.

Boost Search Skills Here!

This collection of videos can help you with a wide variety of search and evaluation strategies.

Figuring out a Topic? 

Use articles in review journals to get an overview of recent research on specific topics with tons of links to peer reviewed research. Some examples include:

Annual Reviews
Criminal Justice Policy Review
Criminal Justice Review

If it's not happening, feel free to contact me, and we can set up a face-to-face or virtual meeting to get you going. Or you can always use the Chat feature on the library homepage, which is staffed by librarians Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

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