APA Style is a standardized writing format, established by the American Psychological Association, which you may need to follow when submitting projects or papers. If you have questions about APA formatting, look at our APA Style Guide.
RefWorksis a powerful online research management tool designed to help you easily gather, organize, store and share your research and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies. See our RefWorks research guide for information about using refworks.
Using Databases to Find Articles
You can search for articles in one of the library's databases. See our list of Public Safety Management & Leadership databases, or the recommended databases below on this page, for a list of recommended databases to search for articles on this topic.
The research and search help page of this guide has information on using Google Scholar or EBSCO databases for your search, as well as how to use the library's journal search tool to look for an article by citation or see if the library provides access to a specific journal.
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