CJ 3561 -- Juvenile JusticeResearch for group presentation Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian / Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library
Goals for Today1. Remind how to prepare an annotated bibliography2. Introduce or remind you of RefWorks and how to cite information3. Research strategies for court cases and specific subjects
How are you going to remember everything you’re told?
Annotated Bibliography • Allows you to see what is out there • Helps you narrow your topic and discard any irrelevant materials • Aids in developing the thesis • Makes you a better scholar
Bibliographic Citation Software REFWORKS
The assignment• The first juvenile court (Chicago 1899)• The “Super Predator” myth• Kent v. United States (1966)• In re Gault (1967)• New Jersey v. T.L.O. (1985)• Roper v. Simmons (2005)
Background Research• Head to Google and then Google Scholar to look for information and clues.• Perfectly acceptable to use these resources at the beginning NOT as the only resources used.• Start plotting your research strategy.• Look for words and phrases to further your research.• What you find now may not be exactly what you are looking for but may lead you there.
Background Research• Look for names dealing with the subject or who wrote about the subject, authorities in the field or those who write a lot about it!• In additional to online resources, use – Encyclopedias – Newspapers – Biographical sources – BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS
Visit the library homepage
POLAR -- search HML and Taggert
Click on search OhioLINK
ONU ID is Library Card Off-campus access to all resources and requesting OhioLINKs will require typing in First and Last Name and all 11 digits of ONU ID.
Primary v. Secondary Resources• What is a primary source?• The definition of a primary source varies depending upon the academic discipline and the context in which it is used.• In the humanities, a primary source could be defined as something that was created either during the time period being studied or afterward by individuals reflecting on their involvement in the events of that time.
Scholarly v. Popular Periodicals
Academic Search Complete/Masterfile Premier
Criminal Justice Abstracts At the library homepage, click on Databases - Alphabetical & Subject Listing
Click on criminal justice subject link
Click on Criminal Justice Abstracts
Type subject in search boxQuick Search
Narrow by date if you choose
Click on the button
Web Resources• See Research Guide for vetted resources• Check with your professor to justify their inclusion• If okay, be sure to cite them correctly
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)• Use when you need a book or article that is not available online, not owned by ONU or available via OhioLINK• No charge/ limit on requests• Most requests take 5-7 days to fill• Use ILL form on library web pages.
QUESTIONS?• Ask at the Front Desk• Phone the Reference Desk – 419-772-2185 (see library page for available hours)• Contact by E-mail email@example.com• firstname.lastname@example.org• Use Chat Help feature or the IM