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ADJ 100: Survey of Criminal Justice (Online): ProQuest Research Library

This guide will introduce you to resources for ADJ 100 course assignments. If you have questions or comments, please contact


Proquest Research Library is a mix of scholarly articles, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. 

It is a great resource for information on your topic. You log in to this database using your myNOVA user name and password.  For quick access to full-text articles, remember to check the "Full text" box!

Keep it Simple With a Keyword Search

Keyword Search:

For a more in-depth explanation of searching, please click on the "Articles" tab above or here and go to the "Search Tips" box.

Select the most important 2-3 keywords. These are terms related to your topic. For instance, let's say your argument essay debates if global warming is affecting people in the tropics. Your keywords could be:

global warming, people, tropics


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Citation Tool:

Each article within this database has a citation tool . Here is how you find it:

1. Click the link to the article.

2. In the box to the right of the article's title, click the Cite link.

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3. In the drop down box, select the correct citation style for your course. ADJ 100 uses APA.

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4. Copy and paste the citation into your document. Remember to check the citation for errors after you have copied it. 

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