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Introduction to Corrections: Home

Research material for Introductions class


You are here because you are writing a paper or working on a project in the areas of Probation and Parole.  You have come to the right place!  Here you will find access to many types of professional resources.  The discipline deals with a broad variety of issues which impact on the subject, you will find that there are some references to Psychology and to the Social Sciences as well as to some broader Criminal Justice Materials.

Below are the types of resources available. Note the 'file folder' tabs above. You can click on any of them to get the specific type of information needed.

Resources Available



Articles - professional, scholarly, popular

Websites - recommended in this guide.  If you use Google or any other search engine you MUST be sure of the credibility of your site.

TEXTBOOKS  - We have a collection of textbooks (and some other items) on reserve.  

You may request them at the CIRCULATION DESK on the main floor.  They may be borrowed for 2 hours at a time for use in the library ONLY.

You must present your student ID card in order to borrow any materials.


New Books and Paperbacks

I order new books, ebooks, media and paperbacks for the Library.   If you have any suggestions for additions to the collection, feel free to contact me. When new materials arrive they are usually shelved in the NEW BOOKS section on the first floor.  Media and paperbacks are generally shelved in their respective areas, also on the main floor. 

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