Research Guides: Social Policy & Politics (Dr. Gutshall)

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Finding Legislation in LexisNexis (Video)
This video will demonstrate how to search the database LexisNexis to find social policy legislation.

APA Citation for Database Articles

Article with Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 7.01.1

Author Last Name, A. A. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, Volume(Issue), pages. doi:####


Ward, T. & Birgden, A. (2007). Human rights and correctional clinical practice. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 12, 628-643. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2007.05.001

In-text Citation: Ward & Birgden (2007) deal with the question of offenders' human rights.

Article without Digital Object Identifier (DOI) APA 7.01.3

Author Last Name, A. A. (Year, and month only if there's no volume #). Title of article. Title of Journal, Volume(Issue), pages. Retrieved from (give the URL of database homepage).


Scholarly Article

Browne-Krimsley, V. (2004). Lessons learned: Providing culturally competent care in a nurse-managed center. ABNF Journal 15(4), 71-74. Retrieved from

In-text Citation: In this case study, nursing students were given the opportunity to work within the cultural and economic framework of a particular community (Browne-Krimsley, 2004).

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