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EDLD 851 - Community Assessment and Evaluation: Background Information

Research materials that will help you with assignments and critical thinking in assessing community needs.


Old Encyclopedia Britannica


Articles chop up your topic into little, narrow questions. If you find 5 articles, each presenting a narrow study, it's often hard to see how they fit together and what question they are all trying to answer. But encyclopedias and handbooks

  • Give you overviews of your topic
  • Lead you to the important questions asked by researchers.
  • Contain articles written by experts in their fields.
  • Put your idea or question into a historical, research, or social context.
  • Lead you to further references.

Annual Review of Law and Social Sciences

Great overviews of current issues in law and social sciences. Both  historical and current research on hot topics in criminal justice. If you find an article on your topic here, you've scored big time!

Electronic Reference Sources--Blackwell Resources

Subject Guide

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