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Whether you are researching the general area of law enforcement or specific topics including but not limited to policing, forensics, crime and criminals. investigations, crime prevention, this libguide will provide a foundation for understanding issues involved in law enforcement. Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full text is the "goto" database, however, one will also want to search Academic Search Complete and other subject specific databases in relation to law enforcement topics.
· Criminal Justice Abstracts and Full text
· Academic Search Complete
· Business Source Complete if crime tied to the business world
1. Using the index tab
· Select Subjects
· Enter term - investigation/ investigative
· Forensic - couple pages anthropology
· Report writing 56
· Ethics (Ethics can become a subheading of most topics by adding ethics to the next box under the major search term in the advanced search method.
2. Key Word “crime scenes” then add perspective “investigations
· Forensic (operator “and”) photography
3. Limit keyword by Subject drop down window - forensic 7,558
· Forensic and photography 126
4. Subject approach on left column - Forensic and chemistry
CREATING YOUR ACCOUNT WITH EBSCO
LIMITING SEARCH RESULTS
· Select SU field as area to search
· Entering additional terms as instructed above will narrow the scope and thus limit the results
· Employ the Subject Index or Thesaurus in the browser
· Use the Thesaurus in the left column
· Use the subject link in the left column
· Select various limiters under Search Options - date pub, peer reviewed, source type, full text, etc