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ACAP - Library Resources for Criminology & Justice: Textbooks

Textbook List

Buying Textbooks (New)

 Textbooks can be purchased from the following bookshops:
 
  1. Co-op Bookshop (our main textbook supplier)
      Until mid September

      The Co-op Melbourne Grattan SPP
      Alan Gilbert BLDG
      161 Barry St, Carlton
      (Cnr Barry and Grattan Streets)
      It is located at the bottom of a multi-story building
     The Barry Street store will be renovated from mid September to early 2018 and the temporary address for the bookshop wil be:
     757 Swanston Street (cnr Grattan Street), Carlton, VIC, 3053
     The Barry St store will reopen in 2018.
     The customer phone number is: (03) 9908 5430 or 1300 617 181
     Website: http://www.coop.com.au/

     Please note that student discounts only apply to phone/email orders and orders in person e.g. visiting the store. They do not apply 
     to orders made via the website.


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

 
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.