Finding Books in the Maxwell Library

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Books in Criminal Justice can be found under the following Library of Congress Call Numbers:

Circulating books in the BF, HM-HV, and K call number ranges above can be found in the stacks on the Second Floor of Maxwell Library. Reference materials with these call numbers can be found in the Reference Department on the First Floor of the library.

  • BF: Psychology and Related Sciences
  • HM: Sociology General and Theoretical
  • HN: Social History & Conditions, Social Problems, Social Reform
  • HQ: Family, Marriage, Women, Sexual Life
  • HV: Criminology, Social Pathology, Social & Public Welfare
  • K, KF, KFM: Law

(These suggested Library of Congress call numbers are for shelf browsing purposes only, and are by no means comprehensive.)

Search Strategies: Subject Headings

Following are a sample of Library of Congress Subject Headings related to Criminal Justice. The LC subject headings can be used when searching both the library's online catalog and the library’s online databases.

  • Capital Punishment
  • Child Abuse
  • Crime
  • Criminal Behavior
  • Criminal Justice, Administration of
  • Criminals Rehabilitation
  • Family Violence
  • Female Offenders
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Police
  • Prisons
  • Violence


Selected Print Reference Titles

Selected Reference Collection titles related to Criminal Justice: These titles are located in the Reference Collection on the First Floor of Maxwell Library.