University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus

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CCJ3024: Survey of Criminal Justice Systems

Finding Books

Most academic libraries in the United States use the Library of Congress Classification system to organize their books. Criminology books will generally be found under call numbers starting with HV

  •  HV – Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology  (located on the third floor of the library)

Related Subject call numbers may be:

  • BF – Psychology
  • JA -- Political Science (General)
  • JK -- Politics (United States)
  • K – Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence
  • KF – Law in the United States
  • RB – Pathology

E-book Collections

Ebooks may also be located using the USF Libraries catalog and using the "USF ONLINE RESOURCE" limit on the left side of the search results screen.

USF Libraries Catalog

Use this search box to find books and videos within the USF Libraries.  To limit to items at at the USF St. Petersburg campus, click on the "USF LIBRARY-St. Petersburg" link on the left side of the search screen.  Use the Interlibrary Loan information on this page to request books from another USF library.  Note: videos cannot be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan).

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