Skip to Main Content

Law Enforcement and Policing Resource Guide: Searching for Books and Online Reference Resources

Guide for Law Enforcement Students

Why was this LibGuide Created?

This LibGuide was created as a Guide for students in Law Enforcement and Police Science and faculty in using the Gangwish Library's Collections to find Books, Online Reference and Regular Reference Books, Periodicals, Ebooks and Resources in these subject areas.

Search the Library Catalog for Law Enforcement/Police Science Materials


Field Search For  

Limit your search by collection type:
Book Collection
Other Search Options

Guide for Locating Law Enforcement and Social Science Books in the Library Stacks

Guide to finding Psychology books in the Stacks by Dewey Call Number

150 Psychology
152 Perception, movement, emotions, drives
153 Mental processes & intelligence
154 Subconscious & altered states
155 Differential & developmental psychology
156 Comparative psychology
158 Applied psychology

300 Social sciences
301 Sociology & anthropology
302 Social interaction
303 Social processes
304 Factors affecting social behavior
305 Social groups
306 Culture & institutions
307 Communities
310 General statistics
320 Political science

340 Law
341 International law
342 Constitutional & administrative law
343 Military, tax, trade, industrial law
344 Social, labor, welfare, & related law
345 Criminal law
346 Private law
347 Civil procedure & courts
348 Law (Statutes), regulations, cases
349 Law of specific jurisdictions & areas
350 Public administration
351 Of central governments
352 Of local governments
353 of U.S. federal & state governments
354 Of specific central governments
360 Social services; association
361 General social problems & services
362 Social welfare problems & services
363 Other social problems & services
364 Criminology
365 Penal & related institutions
366 Association
379 Government regulation, control, support

Law Enforcement Reference Ebooks

Do you need Reference books when writing a paper for a Enforcement/Police Science class? Here's two useful sources that would help...

Useful Psychology Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Need to consult a Psychology Encyclopedia or Dictionary but you cannot get to the Gangwish Library in person? Use our Online Library!

Library Guru

Profile Photo
Danielle O'Barto
Gangwish Library
Ottawa University
1001 S. Cedar St.
Ottawa, KS 66067

Reference Tips

1. Reference books are located in the Reference Area at the Gangwish Library.

2. If you need help finding Reference books at the Gangwish Library, please make contact with our librarians or talk to our student aides at the Ganwish Library Reference/Circulation desk, as we are here to assist you.

3. If you have a Reference question, please contact our Virtual Librarian desk via email, SMS or chat, or call the Library Front Desk at 800-755-5200 x12438.

Kansas Legislative Statutes and the US Code

Search CredoReference

Search for Social Science and Human Services Resources in Credo Reference