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Criminal Justice: Orientation

Goals

At the conclusion of this orientation you will be able to

Find a book in the library catalog

Find an article in Criminal Justice

Find an article in OneSearch

Cite your sources

Outline

The Library's Home Page

Finding a Book

Finding an Article

Begriming and Advanced Search Tips

Journal vs. Magazine

CIting Source

 

Handouts

Example 1 - Search the Library Catalog for Human Trafficking

Search the Library Catalog for Human Trafficking

  1. Search the Library Catalog for your topic.
  2. Scroll down the results until you find a good book that is definitely on your topic and click on the title.
  3. Scroll down to the Subject: Topical Heading and examine the blue subject headings. These are official subject headings. If you click on the one that best represents your topic it willl change your search from a Key Word Search to a Subject Search, narrow the results and only give you the most relevant titles.
  4. If there are other subject headings listed, you may want to consider searching some of them as well.

 

Example 2 - Search OneSearch for Human Trafficking

Search OneSearch for Human Trafficking

  1. Search OneSearch for your topic.
  2. Scroll down the results until you find a good article that is definitely on your topic and click on the title.
  3. Scroll down to the Subject and examine the blue subject headings. These are official subject headings. If you click on the one that best represents your topic it willl change your search from a Key Word Search to a Subject Search, narrow the results and only give you the most relevant titles.
  4. If there are other subject headings listed, you may want to consider searching some of them as well.

Orientation Survey 2016-17 - Short


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