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Criminal Justice: Finding Books

Searching for Books

Develop a broad understanding of your topic by locating and reading a book. Books are available in both print and digital (e-book) formats. In addition to our library, LCC students may borrow books from academic libraries throughout Ohio using the OhioLINK system.

Though the physical library remains closed to foot traffic, circulation of print materials including Lakeland and OhioLINK books has resumed

For more information, see: Library Online Guide

You may return books that you have checked out to the book drops on campus.

Lakeland Library Catalog

Search the Lakeland Library Catalog for books held in the Library's collection:

Delivery of print books may be delayed at this time due to COVID-19.


Some tips for searching the Library catalog:

  • Use a Keyword search to find books about a certain topic.
  • Use a Title search to find a specific book when you have the title.
  • Use the Author search to find books written by a certain author.
  • Click the Subjects of useful titles to find books on related subjects. Some relevant subject headings include:
    • serial killer
    • serial murderer
    • murderers​​​
  • Once you locate a book, browse the library shelves around it to find additional materials.

Electronic Books

OhioLINK Catalog

Can't find a book on your topic in our library? Search the OhioLINK catalog for books in academic libraries throughout Ohio.


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