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Why Use Books?
Why Use Books for Research?
Use books for Criminal Justice research when you need:
- in depth information on a topic
- historical information about a topic
- a comprehensive overview of a topic, event or person
HELM Library Catalog
Use the HELM Library Catalog to search the NSCC Library’s book and ebook collections
We share the catalog with other state college public higher education institutions whose collections you may also borrow.
Ebsco's Discovery Service SNAP!Search
Search for books and ebooks across NSCC resources using Ebsco Discovery Search
This single search tool provides an interdisciplinary approach to your research by searching across locations, collections, formats, publishers and platforms. Under Limit By Source Type, select books and ebooks
Network Sharing and InterLibrary Loan Options for Getting Books
If the NSCC Library does not have the book on our shelves or electronically, HELM college libraries across the state and other affiliate libraries will lend books to NSCC students, faculty and staff.
Request books here