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Criminal Justice Administration Resources: Get Started

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This guide will help you find criminal justice information. Click a link below to get started.

Articles: Locate law enforcement and criminal justice related articles and journals
Books & E-Books: Borrow a book from the library, or access e-books from home
Reference Materials: Use reference books to find background, trends, theory, and statistics
Videos & Images Find image collections or stream videos from home
Websites: Use the Web to find associations, government agencies and other websites
APA: Give credit to your sources by citing properly in APA format
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What's New!

Mar. 21: Research tip! Try not to search in phrases or sentences like you would on Google. Instead, focus on just the most important keywords for your topic.

Mar. 16: Great news everyone! You can now login to access online Library resources using Single Sign-On (SSO). On the Library's authentication screen, simply click the SSO button to get logged in.

Mar. 4: Check out this retrospective video that looks back on just some of the things that the Library did in 2016. We're aiming to do even more in 2017, and we've got some great stuff planned!

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