Finding a Journal

To find a specific journal, go to the Journal Finder page. There, you can search by the title of the journal.

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Review the available years, and click the link for the option that most closely corresponds with your research needs. This will probably be the option that extends to the present.

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Search within a Journal

Because you are targeting specific journals for this project, you may want to search within a single journal. Most publishers include a search box for this purpose. This type of search may have limited functions.

Using the steps above, go to the journal page. Look for a "Search Within" or similar box. Each site may be different.

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Search Several Journals SimultanEously

Using Criminal Justice Abstracts, it is possible to hand-select which journals you will search at one time. For this project, this is a more powerful option. You can select the five journals approved by your professor, but still use the powerful search features of Criminal Justice Abstracts, a subject database.

 

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