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Criminal Justice: Books

A guide to Criminal Justice resources and library research.

Common Call Numbers

Looking for books?  Keep these in mind when you hit the stacks...

Law: K - KZ

  • Law (General): K 1-7720

Example topics: jurisprudence, history of law, comparative and uniform law, etc.

  • Law of the United States: KF 1-9827

Example topics: federal law, individual states law

  • Massachusetts Law: KFM 2401-2999

Social Sciences: H - HZ

  • Social Pathology, Social and Public Welfare, Criminology: HV
  • Criminology: HV 6001-7220.5  

Example topics: criminal anthropology, criminal classes, crimes, victims of crimes, etc.

  • Criminal Justice Administration: HV 7237-9960

Example topics: prevention, gun control, police, corrections, etc.

Salem State NOBLE Catalog

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You now have the call number.  Where are the books?

First Floor            New books, Reference books, Periodicals

Second Floor      Circulating books A - HC & Educ. Res. Area

Third Floor           Circulating books HD-Z

Item at another NOBLE Library? Request It/Place Hold online with your Clipper Card barcode (on back) and a password you can create online.  With your password you can also renew books online.

To create a NOBLE Catalog password, click here and click Reset Your Password. Enter your the 14-digit barcode on the back of your Clipper card and an email will be sent to your SSU email account for password reset.

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