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Criminal Justice

This resource is intended to guide your research in Criminal Justice courses. It will help you identify resources and strategies for topics within Criminal Justice.

Citing Sources

Correctly citing your sources is an important part of research. Criminal Justice classes at SNHU use a citation style developed and updated by the American Psychological Association. APA style is currently in its 7th edition. There are many resources to help you use APA style for your citations and papers. Here are some of our favorites:

Frequently Asked Citation Questions

Search our extensive collection of answered questions to see if a librarian has already answered your question.


Some questions we've already answered include:

Avoiding Plagiarism

Academic honesty is an important part of being a student and researcher. Using someone else's work without properly attributing their work is plagiarism, a kind of academic dishonesty. Properly citing sources not only gives credit to the research you've based your work on, it also allows your reader to interact with your sources, and is an important part of the scholarly conversation. Explore the following resources to learn more about Academic Honesty and avoiding plagiarism.

Frequently Asked Academic Honesty Questions: