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Criminal Justice Research Guide

Library resources for criminal justice and pre-law students

Criminal Justice Databases


Criminal justice touches every area of life. You can find books on common areas of criminal justice on the following shelves.  Start with the Reference section on the first floor, then go to the second floor for many more books.

  • HV - Criminology
  • BF - Psychology and related fields
  • HM - Sociology (Society, general and theoretical)
  • HN - Social history and conditions, social problems, social reform
  • HQ - Family, marriage, children, elderly, women, sexual life
  • J - Politics and political science
  • K - Law and legal history
  • KF - United States law
  • KFT - Texas law

Many e-books on legal topics are available in the library catalog (search box below).

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