Criminology/Criminal Justice

How to Use This Guide

Welcome to the Criminology/Criminal Justice Research Guide! Use tabs above for more information on the following topics:

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• Articles: Use Databases to access articles from periodicals (journals, magazines and newspapers) and more
• Websites: Find out where to go to get reliable info online
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Evaluating Sources

There's a lot of information out there, but not all of it is appropriate for your research. You'll need to evaluate what you find and an easy way to evaluate is with the TRAAP Test. TRAAP stands for Timeliness, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Purpose. Click on the PDF link below to learn more.

infoLAB Tutorial

The infoLAB tutorial shows you how to

The complete tutorial takes about 45 minutes and is accessible via the link below. To access a specific section, click on the links in the bullet list above.