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CRIMJ 420: Criminal Law and Procedure

How to use this guide

The Libraries has over 700 databases, thousands of ebooks, and tens of thousands of online journals.  This guide is an attempt to distil those resources into a set of core resources that you will find most useful. It is not intended to be exhaustive. If you need more assistance, please contact me.

The guide is divided up in pages, with each page focusing on a particular type of information that can be used to complete your projects. From finding research articles to locating data sources, the guide outlines reputable, high quality resources. 

  1. Evaluating Information has tips and guidelines for thinking critically about the sources you find. 
  2. Shepherdizing explains the what, why, and how of Shepherd's. 
  3. Commentary and Analysis has resources to help you locate more information about your case.
  4. Media Coverage has resources for accessing and considering coverage and treatment of your case in the news.
  5. LionSearch and Google Scholar allow you to search across disciplines. This can be useful for interdisciplinary topics like criminal justice, amongst other topics.
  6. Locating library resources will cover finding books and articles on our campus, online, and beyond.
  7. Citing your sources has resources to help you manage the bibliographies for your projects.

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