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Library Webinar Archives: Criminal Justice


View recordings of previous Walden University Library webinars.

Advanced Research in Criminal Justice

In this webinar, students will learn advanced search strategies for subject-specific scholarly databases. We will also discuss pertinent parts of the Library's homepage and helpful resources advanced-level students have at their disposal.

Transcript available upon request.

Finding the Gap in the Literature through Exploratory Research

In this webinar, we talk about how to use exploratory research to identify a gap in the literature. We will look specifically at how to identify broad concepts with your area of interest and how to use library resources to survey current literature and identify opportunities for further research. We will explore a sample topic in Thoreau and PsycINFO while covering tips and tricks for narrowing your topic and preparing for your literature review.

Introduction to Public Policy & Criminal Justice Research

This webinar is designed for students in Public Policy or Criminal Justice programs. Students will learn how to navigate the Library's website and subject-specific Research Homepages, locate Course Guides and Assignment Guides, as well as learn to utilize effective search strategies to perform basic searches in databases relevant to these fields.

Transcript available upon request.

See also

Learn about search strategies and organizational tools and explore other relevant topics: