library scene investigation

A current awareness resource for the students and faculty members in the Criminology department.

Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO)

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

New! You can now access all Oxford Handbooks Online in one place!

Researching in an area new to you or outside of discipline? Handbooks can be a great entry point to new topics.

About: Oxford Handbooks provide "scholarly review articles summarizing current thinking and research in a range of subjects across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Each handbook offers in-depth introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship." 

DSM-V-TR Now Online

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

I'm pleased to note we now have online access to the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - the DSM-V-TR -

Get Anything You Want, (Almost) All of the Time!

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Do you need books, articles, theses, or other research materials that aren't in SFU Library's collection? What about an obscure government document, books on dog nutrition, fiction in other languages, or an out-of-print Festschrift about your favourite scholar? These are just some of the resources we may be able to obtain for you for free through SFU Library's Interlibrary Loan System.

How "hot" is this case? and other CANLII enhancements

Published by Yolanda Koscielski
There have been a couple of great developments to CanLII which will significantly enhance the legal research process.  As you may know, CanLII is the massive open access database that allows you to access Canadian case law and legislation via one portal. 
Now, CanLII has expanded its existing note-up tool: 
1. You can now note up a case by paragraph, as well as quickly determine which which sections of a decision are considered the most imp

Read it longer: Interlibrary loan times extended by up to 300% for some books

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Good news! As of today, interlibrary loan times for some books has now been extended from 3 weeks to 6 weeks*. This added loan time applies to books borrowed from partner COPPUL libraries (a collection of university libraries in Western Canada). In addition, there is a possibility of renewal for another six weeks, for a maximal potential loan time of 12 weeks!