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Criminal Justice Collection Development Guidelines: Collection Development Plan

Criminal Justice Collection Development Plan

Program Description:

The Criminal Justice Department educates students in a broad coverage of the field, including courts and law, crime and deviance, and institutions and processes“ (Departmental homepage).

Accrediting body:

N/A

Degrees offered:

Overall Collecting Level Desired:

3: Instructional Support (see description of collecting levels)

Target Areas:

  • Criminal justice system
  • Crime
  • Criminal law
  • Research methodology
  • Crime and deviance
  • Courts and law
  • Institutions and processes

Focus Areas:

TBD

Related Subject Areas

  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS)
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Public Management
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Languages:

English

Geographical Emphasis:

United States

Chronological Emphasis:

Titles dealing with contemporary issues and practices receive the highest priority.

Noted Publishers:

NASWWiley; and SAGE Publishing

Preferred Dates of Publication:

Emphasis is on collecting current imprints. Reprints and classic works are acquired as needed, or as replacements for lost or damaged items. 

Types of Resources:

Resources are selected in a variety of print and electronic formats,including books, and videos for the study of criminal justice. 

Notes and Other Considerations:

N/A

Review Sources:

Choice Reviews Online, Resources for College Libraries 

Collection Levels by LC Subject Subdivisions

LC Subject Subdivisions
Call # Ranges Subject Collection Level
HV 551.2-639 Emergency management. Disasters 2
HV 640-649 Refugees 2
HV 650-679 Accidents. Safety 2
HV 680-696 Medical and other professional services 2
HV 4997-6000 Substance abuse 2
HV 4997-6000 Substance abuse 2
HV 5001-5724 Alcohol. Temperance 2
HV 5725-5799 Tobacco 2
HV 5800-6000 Drug abuse 2
HV 6001-7230 Criminology 3
HV 6245-6248 Biography 2
HV 6250-6250.91 Victims of crime 3
HV 6250.92-7230 Types of crimes 3
HV 6430-6434 Terrorism 3
HV 6437-6440 Gangs 3
HV 6441-6454 Organized crime 3
HV 6543-6548 Suicide 2
HV 6556-6569 Rape 2
HV 6570-6626 Family violence. Child abuse 2
HV 6708-6722 Gambling 2
HV 6763-6771 Financial crime 2
HV 7231-9960 Criminal justice administration 3
HV 7551-8289 Police 3
HV 8290-8300 Private security services 3
HV 8301-9949 Penology 3
HV 8694-8704 Capital punishment 3
HV 9051-9260 Juvenile offenders 3
HV 9261-9440 Reformation of prisoners. Probation 3
HV 9441-9960 By region or country 2
JJ 1-1020 Political Institutions and Public
Administration. North America
2
JK 1-9993 United States 2
K 1-7720 Law (General) 2
KF 1-9827 United States 2
KF 1-239 General 3
KF 240-349 Legal profession 2
KF 350-378 History 2
KF 379-384 Jurisprudence.  Philosophy.  Legal reform 2
KF 385-393 General and comprehensive works 2
KF 394-409 Common law.  Equity 2
KF 410-424 Conflict of laws.  Intertemporal law 2
KF 425-464 General principles and concepts 2
KF 465-725 Persons.  Property 2
KF 726-800 Trusts.  Estates 2
KF 801-1245 Contracts 2
KF 1246-1340 Torts 2
KF 1341-1500 Agency.  Associations 2
KF 1501-1599 Insolvency and bankruptcy 2
KF 1600-2970 Regulation of industry and commerce 2
KF 2971-3194 Intellectual property 2
KF 3195-3299 Unfair competition 2
KF 3300-3770 Social legislation 2
KF 3771-3774 Birth control.  Family planning 2
KF 3775-3834 Medical legislation 2
KF 3835-3860 Veterinary laws.  Animals 2
KF 3861-3940 Food.  Drugs.  Alcohol 2
KF 3941-4100 Public safety.  Social activities 2
KF 4101-4269 Education 2
KF 4270-4500 Science and the arts 2
KF 4501-5149 Constitutional law 3
KF 5150-5329 State symbols.  Patriotic customs 2
KF 5330-5499 Government.  Civil service 2
KF 5500-5899 Public property 2
KF 5900-6199 War.  National emergency 3
KF 6200-7200 Public finance 2
KF 7201-8200 National defense 2
KF 8201-8699 Native groups 2
KF 8700-9200 Courts.  Civil procedure 3
KF 9201-9770 Criminal law 3
KF 9771-9827 Juvenile Criminal Law 3
KFT 1-1199  Tennessee 3

Contact Information

Department of Criminal Justice

Library Liaison:
Nancy Gibson

Faculty Representative:
Dr. Scott Culhane

General Selection Guidelines

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Criminal Justice Liaison

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Nancy Gibson
Contact:
Office: Library 217
931-221-6166

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