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PSY2750: Psychology of Law: Finding Books

Research guide for students enrolled in PSYC 2750: Psychology of Law.

Some Useful Search Terms

Some useful search terms for catalog and database searching include the following:


Bombers (Terrorists)

Criminal justice, Administration of

Criminal liability

Evidence, Criminal

Forensic psychology

Insanity defense

Serial murderers

Trials (Assassination)

Trials (Murder)

Trials (Terrorism)

War crime trials

War criminals

Finding Books & Media at the Cheng Library

The library has over 450,000 items available for your use, including books and video and audio materials.  A growing number of our books and videos are availble online, making it easier than ever to get access to great information.

To find books and media that our library owns, use the Classic Catalog link on our homepage. For more options, try the WorldCat union catalog.

Start with one or two keywords, adding quotation marks ("") around concepts with more than one word: for example, "African American" or "college students"... quotes are not needed for single words, such as crime or drugs.

Narrow your results using the limits on the right side of the results page.

When you've found a book that looks interesting, click the title to learn more about it, or (if it's Available), write down the location and call number and head to the shelves to get it!


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