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Library Resources for Criminology/Policing & Justice: Textbooks

Textbook List

Buying Textbooks (New)

Textbooks can be purchased from the following bookshops:

1. Co-op Bookshop (our main textbook supplier)
Co-op at Victoria University (City Flinders),
Shop 2, 300 Flinders St, Melbourne 3000,
Email: sm3730@coop.com.au
Tel: (03) 9919 1444
The Co-op Bookshop at Victoria University is located inside an arcade on Flinders Street.

2. Book Depository 
The Book Depository is a UK based bookshop. A number of NCPS textbooks can be found on this site (although they don't stock everything) and they don't charge for postage!
Website: http://www.bookdepository.com    

3. Jekkle
Order books via the Jekkle Website. Prices seem to be quite competitive. This site was recommended by one of our students!
Currently offering the best price in town for the Criminal Justice text.

Buying Textbooks (Second Hand)

Several options for buying/selling your books online are listed below.
Ensure you read all the terms and conditions before buying/ listing your texts for sale.
Ensure you enquire about postage charges.
If you are meeting the seller directly, try to check the condition of the books before paying for them.

Options Within NCPS
1. The Noticeboard
A second hand textbook notice board is available in the Melbourne Library. Please bring your notices to the library or email the   
librarian ncpslibrary@navitas.com to submit your notice.
Remember to include the book title, edition, asking price and your contact details.

2. Facebook
The NCPS Facebook Page
Students post their textbook notices on this page. Website: https://www.facebook.com/ncpsstudents

3. The Student Portal
Information on second-hand text books is also available here.

Options Outside NCPS
1. Student VIP
Second hand textbooks can be purchased from Student VIP https://studentvip.com.au/textbooks
Remember to ask about the condition of the book, check the postage price and follow all the usual precautions for shopping online before making any purchases.
Please note that library staff do not intervene or mediate in these transactions.

2. Abe Books sells both new and used textbooks. However, it would be better to try the NCPS Facebook page in the first instance.
Website: http://www.abebooks.com/books/ANZ/
Remember to ask about the condition of the book, check the postage price and follow all the usual precautions for shopping online before making any purchases.
Please note that library staff do not intervene or mediate in these transactions.

Contact

  If you have any textbook related questions, please contact the NCPS Librarian ncpslibrary@navitas.com or call (03) 8327 2609.