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Graduate Students in Criminal Justice: Getting Started


This class help page is designed to introduce you to a variety of resources that may be helpful to you as a graduate student at Ferris. Welcome!

Get More Help

 If you have questions, please contact the FLITE Oval Information Desk at 231-591-3602, or your library liaison for the Criminal Justice program, Stacy Anderson, 231-591-3635.

Where to Start

The snapshot of the Library Homepage below highlights the Find menu which is a good starting point to find various library resources.

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To find books, journals, videos, and other library materials, there are several resources to use. Beginning at the library's homepage, you will find links for locating all types of library materials.

  • Find Books, videos, and more using the online catalog. The online catalog is set-up so you can perform keyword searches, subject searches, title searches, etc.
  • Find Articles using Databases. You can select Criminal Justice Databases if you are specifically searching a criminal justice-related topic, or select other subject areas as necessary.
  • Find Journals using the online catalog journals tab. Journals may be available online, in print, or in microform. You can search by the full journal title, title words, or by subject.
  • Find Online Encyclopedias, Handbooks, and other Reference Books using the Online Reference Resources.

Subject Guide

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