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Resources should be summarized or paraphrased with appropriate in-text and Resource page citations.
One of the major forms of research conducted by criminologists is searching for and analyzing information in published materials. These materials include
Each of these kinds of information sources has its strengths and weaknesses. Depending on the kind of research a criminologist is conducting, one of these may prove more useful than the others.
Your mission in this assignment is to find three examples of publications, articles, reports, or stories from each of these kinds of information sources. You will have a total of nine sourcesâ€š three for each information source type. The topics of the works must be pertinent to some aspect of crime and justice.
Use the Internet to locate the government documents and mass media reports, and use the UMUC online library to obtain the peer-reviewed journal articles. Then, write a report on what you found. In your report, please do the following:
Â· Paper should be in American Psychological Association (APA) format
Â· Double space
Â· 12 pt. font
Â· 1â€ margins
Â· Use APA citations for all sources
Â· Include reference page using APA format guidelines (not included in word count)
NOTE: Support materials are available in the classroom to assist you with APA formatting requirements.
Â· Create a cover page for your assignment (not included in word count)
Â· Include your name
Â· Course title and number
Â· Project title
Â· Date of submission
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