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Here are a few links to help you out with your APA citations.
APA Cheat Sheet
A guide explaining APA paper formatting, in-text citation, and creating a reference list.
How to find an article full-text from a citation
- Determine what kind of source it is. Is it a book chapter? A journal article?
- If it is a book, look in the catalog or WorldCat to see if we own it or if you need to Interlibrary Loan it.
- If it is an article, use the Journal List to search for the journal title to see which database it is in. If we don't own it, use Find It to request the title. If it's not in a database, use Interlibrary Loan to request the article.
Crime Solutions--a government run website about the utility and success of certain CJ programs that have been instituted around the country
National Institute of Justice--a government website under the Office of Justice Programs that addresses many current topics in the CJ world
National Criminal Justice Reference Service--The National Criminal Justice Reference Service is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
Department of Justice--The central home for all DOJ projects.
Iowa.gov--Iowa's official government site
Google Advanced Search
We all know you can use Google, but did you know it has an advanced search? You can use it to limit to just .gov websites.
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