Drugs, Behavior, and Society
Databases for Scholarly Articles:
Finding Government Documents:
Suggested Government Agencies:
Evaluating Sample Documents:
Citing These Sources:
- If no author is given in a government document, use the name of the agency (such as "Bureau of Justice Statistics") in place of the author's name.
- Purdue's OWL is a great resource for citation.
- Citing some of these government documents can be a challenge. Use the "Nonperiodical Web Document or Report" example as a starting point as you construct your citation.
- For web news articles, use the "Newspaper Article" example as your starting point.
- Look at the keywords and key phrases used in relevant articles
- Citation mining
- Backward – look at the bibliography of a relevant article.
- Forward – Use Google Scholar to see who has cited a relevant article.
Tip: Taking organized, paraphrased notes in addition to your highlighted article saves time and energy in the long run