Policing and Public Safety: Books & Book Chapters

To find books, use Omni Advanced Search:

  • select "Books & eBooks" from the right-hand side "Resource Type" drop down menu.

Next:

  1. To access the BEST & MOST COMPREHENSIVE selection of books on POLICING and/or PUBLIC SAFETY, in both print (i.e. in paper format) AND electronically:
    • select the "Laurier Library + Omni Libraries" button at the top of the Omni Advanced screen; this will allow you to search books in the Laurier Library (electronic & in print) and 16 other University Libraries in Ontario (in print only);
    • type police OR policing in the 1st text box, and choose "Subject" from the left-hand side drop down menu;
    • add other terms for your research (one topic per search box).
      • N.B. Other Libraries in Omni will have books in print that we do not own because they have bigger collections dealing with POLICING & PUBLIC SAFETY, but...
        • With our Books to Go service, you can PICK UP Laurier & other Omni Library books in print at the Laurier Library in Waterloo & at the Brantford Public Library;
        • With our Scan on Demand service, you can have BOOK CHAPTERS scanned for free & emailed to you; AND/OR,
        • With our Mail on Demand service, you can have BOOKS IN PRINT (i.e. in paper format) SENT for free to your home if you live in Canada.

 

2. To find ONLY Laurier's books (electronic & in print): 

  • select the "Laurier Library" button at the top of the Omni Advanced screen; this will allow you to search books in the Laurier Library (electronic & in print);
  • type police OR policing in the 1st text box, and choose "Subject" from the left-hand side drop down menu;
  • add other terms for your research (one topic per search box).
    • N.B. Other Libraries in Omni will have books in print that we do not own because they have bigger collections dealing with POLICING & PUBLIC SAFETY, but...
      • With our Books to Go service, you can PICK UP Laurier & other Omni Library books in print at the Laurier Library in Waterloo & at the Brantford Public Library;
      • With our Scan on Demand service, you can have BOOK CHAPTERS scanned for free & emailed to you; AND/OR,
      • With our Mail on Demand service, you can have BOOKS IN PRINT (i.e. in paper format) SENT for free to your home if you live in Canada.

 

3. To find EVEN MORE books, reports & articles on POLICING and/or PUBLIC SAFETY, search the Library holdings of the:

If a title is NOT available for FREE through that Library's catalogue:

  • search for for it through Omni &/or on the Internet.

Not in Omni or on the Internet?