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Criminology and Justice Studies

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Start with these resources for background information to help you frame a research question, or to sharpen your understanding of basic concepts.

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  • Use the link above to go to the New York Times database.
  • Click the little person link at the top right of the page to sign in to your My Research account (or create a new account).
  • Click "Publications" to see the options included.
  • Choose the one you want  -- probably the last option -- New York Times (Online) -- and click on the title.
  • In the gray bar, click "Set up Alert"; confirm that everything is what you want, and click "Create Alert".

Voila! you'll get an email every day with clickable links to NY Times articles!


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