Answered By: Professor Janet Ward, MLIS
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2016     Views: 21

To compare two different occupations the best strategy may be to research each occupation independently then analyze the information you find. To use the Limestone Library Research Databases start here: You can search all the databases at once for full text articles, or select individual databases by subject from this webpage.  

To search all databases to locate scholarly, peer-reviewed articles be sure to select the box provided for peer reviewed. Full text is already selected as the default search. For the first topic you may use terms such as "crime scene investigator" AND occupations, or  "criminal investigation" AND careers.  For the second topic try searching with criminologists OR criminology AND careers.

If you wish to search by subject select Criminal Justice for a listing of databases that will be helpful such as Criminal Justice Abstracts, HERE.

After you have gathered information on both careers you can begin to analyze the similarities and differences for your research topic. 

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