When searching for journal articles through one of these journals or through one of the databases, here are some important strategies to keep in mind.
Keywords help focus your search on what you're looking for.
Instead of this phrasing: "What challenges do juveniles face in the criminal justice system?"
Try: juvenile offenders AND challenges
There are three Boolean operators - AND, OR and NOT.
juvenile offenders AND challenges
We tell the search to look for all articles that contain both of these phrases "juvenile offenders" AND "challenges".
Example: juvenile offenders OR juvenile delinquents
Example: If you were interested in what other factors besides race contributed to juvenile offender sentencing, you could try:
juvenile offenders NOT race
With each result page, there is a section on the right that gives you options to limit your results. You can select limiters like: