About the Library
Guide developed & instruction provided by Prof. Mike Strahan
APA Style Reference Formats Guide includes examples of how to cite materials in both paper and online formats.
Library Catalog contains records for books, theses, journal titles, government documents, etc., in a variety of formats (including online) held by NMU, LSSU, Finlandia U., and GCC libraries. (Note: Does not contain articles which appear in journals—see Searching/Locating Article Records below.)
*NEW* Article Linker Searchable list of library-subscribed online journals with database & publisher links.
WorldCat — Contains records for books, theses/dissertations, journal titles, government documents,etc., in a variety of formats (including online) held by libraries worldwide.
School Violence/Safety Web Sites
Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools 1998 report referred to by state agencies
NCJRS School Safety Spotlight (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) Statistics, programs, publications, and other resources.
SafeState (California Attorney General's Crime & Violence Prevention Center)
School Safety (Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development)
School Safety (Educator's Reference Desk, formerly AskERIC) — many links to websites and documents
School Violence Prevention and Intervention (Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice)
U.S. Department of Justice Kidspage: Information for Teachers & Parents — links to websites and documents including The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective (2000)
U.S. Secret Service Safe School Initiative — May 2002 report authored jointly by the U.S. Depts. of Education and Secret Service
Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction Resources for Safe Schools — many links to websites and documents including 2001 Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Youth Violence Prevention — U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services — many links to websites and documents
Education World — Search for school district web sites
Searching/Locating Article Records & Online Materials Through Databases
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JSTOR — Historical coverage before rolling 2-5 years. Education-related contents include Education (6 journal titles), Language, Literature, & Classical Studies (29 titles), and Sociology (24 titles).
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) — Acquiring materials not held by Olson Library