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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. Zookal
Zookal is an online bookstore. The prices are really competitive, there are no membership requirements (for better pricing) and they provide a reliable service Australia wide. Rental options are available for some texts too.
Website: https://www.zookal.com/

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    

 

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 ACAP Criminology

Facebook
The ACAP and NCPS - Melbourne Facebook Page (interstate students welcome to join).

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

Options Outside ACAP Criminology
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 ACAP Criminology Librarian anthea.bonnici@acap.edu.au or call (03) 8327 2609.