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The Morgan Library's reference section includes several dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks on the subject of Criminal Justice. Most of these resources will be in HV 6017 - 7900. Or search through LancerQuest for "criminal justice" AND encyclopedia.
Circulating books will be located on the first floor of the library, with similar call numbers.
Use LancerQuest to locate specific titles. Below are some examples of books (and ebooks) in the collection.
Criminal Justice by
Call Number: REF HV 6017 .C75 2006
Publication Date: 2005-09-01
Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement by
Call Number: REF HV 7921 .E53 2005
Publication Date: 2004-12-15
Judging Victims by
Call Number: HV6250.25 .D86 2010
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
Not Quite Healed by
Call Number: RC569.5.A28 M87 2013
Publication Date: 2013-03-08
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Interlibrary Loan Form
You may request articles and books that are not available in the Morgan Library through this form. We will attempt to borrow the materials from another library for you. Please allow at least 1 week for delivery.
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