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Citing in APA Style
Whether you choose to quote or paraphrase sources you use in your research paper, you must cite each one. For rules and examples of the APA citation style, look here:
Sometimes students will use online citation formatters provided free on the Web or within a library database. If you use one of these online formatters, remember that they are not foolproof. You will need to review your citations to make sure they are correct.
National Institute of Justice: Publications
(United States Department of Justice)
Search for publications produced and published by the National Institute of Justice, as well as publications based on studies funded by the National Institute of Justice (but not published by them). Search by topic collection, or use their database to conduct a more advanced search.
Borrowing Materials from Other Libraries
If Andersen Library does not have the item you need, the Library can usually borrow the item for you from another library. The lending service you use depends upon the resource you wish to borrow. For assistance, please contact a reference librarian.
- UW Request (available through Research@UWW)
Use to borrow materials such as books, videos, and government documents--if not available at Andersen Library--from other UW System Libraries.
For more information, and for instructions on use, go to our Frequently Asked Questions web page.
- Cannot use to borrow non-circulating items (such as reference books) or articles from periodicals.
- UW Request is free!
- Items ordered generally arrive within 2-5 weekdays.
- Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)
Use to borrow articles from newspapers, journals, and magazines not available at Andersen Library. Also use to borrow books and other materials if not available at Andersen Library or through UW Request.
For more information, and for instructions on use, go to the Interlibrary Loan Service web page.
- Non-circulating items cannot be borrowed.
- Interlibrary Loan is free!
- Approximate turnaround time is 2-4 weekdays for articles and 5-7 weekdays for most other items.