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Criminal Justice: Finding Books

FINDING LBC BOOKS

Current Book/E-Book Selections

Opposing Viewpoints is a User-friendly book series the Library owns that present opposite viewpoints on a wide variety of topics ranging from controversial issues (e.g. abortion, gay rights, etc.) 

To find these books search using the advanced keyword search with "opposing viewpoints"  as well as the topic.

Additional Databases for Electronic Books

Google Books is a project to digitize and put the full-text of books online. Most of the full-text books are older and out of copyright; for books that are newer and/or still within copyright, you will find only excerpts, with links to libraries (including Hekman Library) that may own the print copy.

Search LBC OneSearch (Basic Search)

FINDING ELECTRONIC BOOKS

LBC OneSearch

LBC OneSearch is a single search box experience that allows you to search for books, electronic books, journal articles, and sources of other formats all simultaneously. Here's how to retrieve only electronic books using LBC OneSearch:

  • Type in relevant search terms and select "Search."
  • To limit your search to electronic books, go to the column on the left side of the screen: "Refine Results."
  • Check the box "eBooks" under the heading "Source Types."
  •  This will reduce your search to just electronic books. 

Browse for Books

Each locations' library is arranged according the the Library of Congress Classification system. Once you know the general area where books on your topic are kept, it can be very effective to browse the shelves.
HV 1-5840................... Social pathology 
HV 6001-6030............ Criminology-general
HV 6035-6079............ Criminal anthropology
HV 6080-6113............ Criminal psychology
HV 6115-6118............ Causes of crime
HV 6121-6143............ Crime & heredity
HV 6150-6249............ Crime-environment
HV 6250...................... Victims of crime
HV 6251-7220............ Crimes & offenses
HV 7231-9960............ Criminal justice administration
 
Linked Subjects helpful for browsing materials via the Library Catalog