Justice Studies Research Guide

This library guide is meant to be a helpful source of information for Justice Studies Students.

How to Get a Book

Usually, it's simple.

  1. Look up the title, author, or subject in library search
  2. Find and write down the Call Number
  3. Go to the appropriate floor, get the book, and check it out at Circulation on the 1st floor.

But what if the NEIU Libraries don't have the book you need?

First, check to see if the book is held by other I-Share libraries. Click the blueBorrow 1st Available button and follow the instructions.

If the book is not available in I-Share, click Borrow through WorldShare interlibrary loan to request the book.

Searching for related material

Use the search box to find books on particular topics. 

To get started, try a combination of the following search terms that relate to your research question:

Race Gender LGBTQ Criminal Social
Civil Rights

Sex discrimination

Transgender people Criminal justice Social justice
Racism Feminist theory Gay rights Criminal law Civil society
Race discrimination Sexism Sexual minorities Criminology Human rights
Race relations

Female offenders

Homosexuality Criminals Equality

For example: If you want to find material about racial disparities in the criminal justice system, you might search: "race discrimination AND Criminal justice"