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Criminal Justice Research Guide: Find Books

A guide to resources for criminal justice

Where do I find books?

Use the Book & Media Catalog to find print books and e-books.

Some tips:

  • Use one or two main words to find your topic.
  • When you've found a book, click AVAILABILITY to see where the book is located.
  • To read e-books off-campus, you'll need to log-in with your Carroll info.
  • Frustrated or stuck? Ask a librarian for help!

Find Background Info: Gale eBooks

Don't know the first thing about climate change or the Vietnam War? Reference sources (like encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks) are a great place to start. Click the link below, and try your topic in the search box.

How to find things in the library

Borrow Materials from Other Libraries (Interlibrary Loan)

Browsing in Criminal Justice/Law

HQ - Domestic Violence
HV - Criminology, Forensic Science, Juvenile Justice, Crime and Criminals, Capital Punishment
K - General Law
KF - United States Law, Supreme Court, U.s. Constitution, Capital Punishment
KFM - Maryland Law
KZ - International Law
QA - Computer Forensics

Check out these e-books!