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Get Started with Criminal Justice Resources

This guide will help you learn how to search the databases and useful websites that will help you do research in the criminal justice field.

Example Topic and Keywords

Example Topic: I need to find articles on juvenile crime prevention.

You need to use specific keywords that are most important to the topic. So, before you start searching, think about keywords you're going to use for searching. Here are a few that are related to this topic.

Example Keywords:

  • juvenile
  • adolescent
  • youth
  • teen
  • crime
  • prevention

Databases Covered in this Guide