Here is a selection of databases/indexes that include peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles. Contact me for further suggestions.
The Library has a large number of subject specific online encyclopedias with up-to-date articles on your paper topic. They will lead you to exhaustive and well-researched articles that are written and signed by scholars. Jump start your research with valuable background information, a detailed overview and/or a bibliography of current research. Here is an examples of a typical encyclopedia article: "Delinquency, III. Trends and Data." Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice. 2003.
subject search: "juvenile delinquency" AND schools
subject search: "juvenile delilnquency" AND prevention
Export references in APA style for your cited reference list.
Use the "Add to Folder" links to create a list of potentially useful articles then switch to Folder View and Select all items. Click on the "Save as File" icon to the right of your results and select APA in the drop down menu under "Citation Format." Click on "Save" and then copy and paste the resulting list of APA style citations into your word file. APA is the most widely used style in the social sciences.
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