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Library Re-opening

UCC Library is committed to reopening both Boole and Brookfield libraries as soon as it is safe to do so: the safety of library users and staff is the chief guiding principle. Read more about our plans and schedule for re-opening our Libraries .

Please see our policies regarding re-opening here

Criminology: Books and eBooks

How to Find a Book

Use the Library Catalogue to find books and eBooks. Note:

  1. Location: what floor it is on
  2. Call number: where it is shelved - see the book's spine
  3. Status: is it available or currently on loan?

For help, see:

See also: How do I find a book?

Can't find the book you are looking for? Just  ask the library staff.

 

Sourcing Books from Other Libraries

If you need a book that UCC Library does not have you can:

WorldCat: great free resource for discovering items held in other libraries.

Search for an item in libraries near you:
WorldCat.org >>

Recommend a Book for the Library

You can recommend a book for UCC Library to purchase. Click here and log in to your Library Account.

Books for Criminology

UCC Library uses the Dewey Decimal system.

Use the Library Catalogue to locate books.

You can search the catalogue below:

eBooks

Most of UCC Library's eBooks can be located through the Library catalogue. A 'view online' link is provided to the eBook,  for  example:

 

It is also possible to keyword search eBook databases. For a full list of these (for all subject areas) see here

eBook Databases for Criminology

ebrary covers social work, research methods, including business research methods and academic writing.

New Books

Would you like to be alerted by email to new books received in the Library in your subject area? Just log into your Library Account on the Library Catalogue and save your search. See the instructions for Preferred Searches and email alerts here.  

High Demand Books

Books that are in high demand are held in the High Demand Books Collection

Location on the ground floor, self issue & return within the area

Borrow for 4 hours, cannot be taken out of the library but you can take them to any of the study areas in the library.

Borrow these Books from the Library