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Citation Guides

Online Writing Centers and citation help.

APA Style The official webpage of the APA. Features include a Basics of APA Style Video Tutorial and a helpful FAQ.

Purdue University OWL (Online Writing Lab)

Duke University Libraries Guide to Citing Sources

Printed APA Style Manual
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. [UNCA RefDesk  BF 76 .P83]
See Apendix 7.1, page 216 for references to citing legal materials.

Further Resources from our Legal Research Guide:

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (1997-98 ed.). Peter W. Martin, Cornell Law School.

Organized by type of material, such as cases, laws, constitutions, etc.

Student guide to research in the digital age : how to locate and evaluate information sources / Leslie F. Stebbins.

Located in Ramsey Library's GENERAL COLLECTION  (ZA3075 .S74 2006), this reference covers usage of many types of accessible information including books, e-books, articles, digitized collections, biographies, legal research and government documents. A critical chapter is devoted to citing sources, avoiding plagiarism, and organizing references.

UNCA Writing Center

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Subject Research Guide

Justicia, justice by Vicente Villamón

This guide is designed to support research in the course Psychology and the Law but is also useful as a primer for studies merging the two topics as well.

Database Best Bets for this topic:

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Take a look at the 'Law and Legislation' and 'Social Aspects' tabs for some additional tailored recommendations. After that, take a look at our 'A-to-Z Databases Page' where you can search among our 200~ databases by subject, resource type, or among our most popular general databases. 

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Whats in the tabs

Law and Legislation: this tab covers the legal aspects of the death penalty and provides state and international data. It lists key legal databases.

Social Aspects: this tab provides links for identifying books and key websites that discuss moral, ethical, societal and religious views on the topic. It also includes links to statistical data.


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    Top image 'Justicia, Justice' by Vicente Villamon is used according to the terms of a Creative Commons' Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license.

    Format and some content adapted from Capital Punishment by Stella Herzig, St. Ambrose University Library