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Criminology and Policing

Getting Started

Welcome to your Subject Guide, where you'll find tailored guidance and advice on key library resources.

Most print books relating to Criminology are located on the first floor of the Library at the following shelfmarks:

Social Sciences 

300 

Sociology 

301  

Political Science 

320-329  

Law 

340-349  

Criminal Justice 

345.42 

Public Administration 

351 

Police Services

363.2

Criminology 

364  

 

Most essential texts, plus many more, are available in eBook format and can be found on UR Library SearchThe following eBook collections are useful for Criminology:

Journal databases - full text

Journal databases: non-full text

These databases may contain records of articles published elsewhere. You may be able to access these articles by clicking the Full Text Finder button, provided we have a subscription to the journal they are in.

Legal databases

Parliamentary Papers

See our Law subject guide for more useful resources. 

We also have digital archives of several newspapers; see our A-Z Database list for details.