library scene investigation

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

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! 

The Power is Yours: Your Federal Election Handbook

Published by Yolanda Koscielski

Check out Ryerson Democratic Engagement Exchange’s guide to voting in the 2019 election: The Power is Yours: Your Federal Election Handbook.

The handbook "is a non-partisan guide that equips first-time and infrequent voters with the knowledge to make a confident, informed vote in the 2019 federal election. The workbook-style handbook is engaging, and easy to read and most importantly: fun!"