Centre for Criminology Library

The Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies Library houses the leading Canadian research collection of criminological material.  Consisting of more than 25,000 books, journals, government reports, statistics and other documents, it is the largest resource of it’s kind in Canada.

Through the Criminology Information Service (CIS), the Centre provides professional and innovative solutions to criminal justice communities worldwide. The information covers a wide range of subject areas, including public and private policing; violence; deviance and social control; young offenders; criminology, and criminal law.

Library Hours

As of 11:59 pm, March 17, 2020 all University buildings will be closed to the general public. You are encouraged to contact our librarian, Andrea Shier, by email for any library-related assistance you may require. The physical plant may be closed but services will continue.

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Research Guides

Start your research with the Criminology Research Guide, which pulls together all of the relevant databases and resources for your research. 

Specific Research Guides have been created for numerous CRI courses:

Please contact us if you need any further help.